Makeshift coffins bearing the photos of Iraqi children are arranged in the designated protest area outside of the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles, Aug. 15, 2000. U.S. sanctions killed hundreds of Iraqis each day. Nick Ut | AP
Selective Outrage

If Trump Does It, It’s Atrocious — But Hasn’t the US Been Doing Much the Same for Decades?

Rather than reflexively opposing Trump, the Democrats would be wise, from a political perspective, to recalibrate their failed foreign-policy positions, and reestablish their bona fides with the American electorate as the party for peace.