[I post this with a heavy heart. Very disillusioning. — Angela, assistant web monkey, Come Home America.]
Come Home America’s John V. Walsh, MD analyzes the devolution of Professor Juan Cole at the indispensable Counterpunch.
Juan Cole is a brand name that is no longer trusted. And that has been the case for some time for the Professor from Michigan. After warning of the “difficulties” with the Iraq War, Cole swung over to ply it with burning kisses on the day of the U.S. invasion of Iraq. His fervor was not based on Saddam Hussein’s fictional possession of weapons of mass destruction but on the virtues of “humanitarian imperialism.”