Antiwar Pledge Week

James Wolcott: Calling All Cavalry!

With Rudy Giuliani sprouting missiles under both armpits, the "surge" proving to be another blood-dimmed tide, superpower tensions reverting to Fail Safe perspiration levels, and familiar rumbles in the orchestra pit as the War Party tunes up for its next Wagnerian overture, the Early Warning Bullshit Detection System known as Antiwar becomes an even more vital bulwark against the overthrow of reason. It's one of the few sites which draws together writers from various political denominations on the right and left in common cause against the authoritarian elites that plunge America into one needless, heedless debacle after another.