Rather surprisingly to me, the Chilcot inquiry in Britain into the causes of the Iraq War has barely registered with the cis- Atlantic media. As their recriminations and second-guessing on this very subject were all the rage during the second administration of President George W. Bush, and as his successor gave early signs of appealing to his left-wing and anti-war base by hinting at inquiries of his own—possibly even criminal charges—it would have stood to reason that the MoveOn types would have been only too happy to belie their name and, instead of Moving On, park themselves before Sir John Chilcot’s committee, or, at least, among the vocal and hate-filled demonstrators outside. Even inside the committee room, there were shouts from the gallery, in reply to testimony by the former Prime Minister Tony Blair, that he was a murderer and a liar. The story was barely reported here, though it was all over the papers...

 
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