Peter Wehner, nella pagina degli editoriali del Wall Street Journal, risponde a George Will, William F. Buckley Jr. e Francis Fukuyama. E spiega perché i conservatori (e gli ex conservatori) non devono perdere la pazienza in Iraq. "The cycle has to be broken. The process of democratic reform has begun, and now would be precisely the wrong time to lose our nerve and turn our back on the freedom agenda. It would be a geopolitical disaster and a moral calamity--and President Bush, like President Reagan before him, will persist in his efforts to shape a more hopeful world".