I don’t oppose all wars. And I know that in this crowd today, there is no shortage of patriots, or of patriotism. What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war. […] A war based not on reason but on passion, not on principle but on politics.

Barack Obama (b. 1961) American politician, US President (2009-2017)
Speech at Anti-War Rally, Chicago (2 Oct 2002)

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