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War on Terror, War on Tactic

War on Poverty.  War on Drugs.  War on Hunger.  War on Disease.  War on Illiteracy.  War on Prejudice.  War on Violence.  War on War.  What in the world is the matter with a war on terror?  The answer is nothing, as long as all we are doing is proclaiming our abhorrence of a particular human condition and pledging to undertake an effort to eradicate it.  Politicians have been employing rhetorical devices forever and declaring war is simply another instance, if one of the more overused and pedestrian. Continue reading