“It is regrettable that they had to die,” Gaffney said, “but I believe they did have to die,” citing Hussein’s chemical, biological, and nuclear capabilities. “The danger was inaction could have resulted in the death of a great many more Americans than 4,000. And that’s the reason I’m still delighted that we did what we did.”
Gaffney’s regret/delight refers to the soldiers that fought and died in an unjust war. My instant reaction is that I’d like to chop off his fingers and feed them to the wolves.