The general and me

Dept. of Rebuttals and Ruminations

Posted: April 3, 2013 at 3:30 a.m.

Dear Critic, It was wholly a pleasure to receive your inquiry—or was it more of a dare?—asking if I intend to answer Wesley Clark’s guest article in last Wednesday’s paper demanding that I apologize for having supported the war in Iraq. (“A stubborn stance,” Voices Page, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, March 27, 2013.) I have refrained from responding to the general for the same reason sportsmen devised that rule about sitting ducks.

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Editorial, Pages 16 on 04/03/2013