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Submitted by Patriotchick (United States), Apr 19, 2005 at 01:55

(And, as a teacher with a large test-prep service, I must agree.)

BTW: regarding the generally benighted-liberal mindset of most folks in education:
Another teacher recently wrote a sample SAT essay for possible inclusion in our prep materials which opined that, "by most objective measures", the invasion of Iraq was "an abject failure."

Call me silly, but:
A) the deposing of a tyrant (and a mass-murdering one, at that)
B) free elections, participated in with pride and excitement
C) pro-democracy stirrings elsewhere in the world (less objectively measureable, but likely inspired by Afghanistan & Iraq)
aren't what I think of as an abject failure. Rather (for all the sweat, blood, tears and setbacks), this is a triumph of the human spirit.

I wonder if the essay will be used.

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