Beware the Pacifists
"I see more death coming out of al-Zarqawi's death," Michael Berg told The Associated Press after learning a U.S. air strike had killed the leader of al-Qaida in Iraq.
Al-Zarqawi is believed to have beheaded two Americans in 2004: Nicholas Berg, a 26-year-old businessman from West Chester, Pa., and Eugene Armstrong, a 52-year-old contractor from Hillsdale, Mich.
Armstrong's family didn't want to discuss al-Zarqawi Thursday morning.
"An evil man is dead, and what more can you say?" said family spokeswoman Cyndi Armstrong, the wife of the slain contractor's cousin.
Nicholas Berg's father, a pacifist who is running for Delaware's U.S. House seat on the Green Party ticket, said al-Zarqawi's death is likely to foster anti-American resentment among al-Qaida members who feel they have nothing left to lose. [Read]
Sure, he is allowed his opinion, but note that he is running for office. What do you think pacifism would do to al-Zarqawi? (Does he not remember the video of his sons beheading?) Give him more lambs to slaughter.
The death of a killing machine is a good thing, period.