While Karl Rove and Tom DeLay have legal clouds hanging over them and President Bush has to somehow clean up his Harriet Miers mess, future historians will note that it was a great week for the Administration. First, Iraqis approved their Constitution by referendum, improving the possibility that democracy is in the autocratic region’s future. Second, the trial of Saddam Hussein, the “Butcher of Baghdad,” has begun. Even the president’s harshest critics can’t ignore this good news . . . can they?
Good News in Iraq
Posted on October 22, 2005 by Stan Guthrie
About Stan GuthrieStan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's Tell Me More, WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio's New Day Florida. A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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