The War Party may be temporarily discredited, but they're launching a counterattack and they have the cash to do it.
on the Present Danger" is being revived, it
was announced the other day, with full-page ads in all
the major papers. And how much do you think that cost? A few
hundred thousand dollars, more than a full year's budget for
Antiwar.com. And what's the goal of expending all this cash?
of the Present Danger group is famous for wanting to fight
what he calls "World War IV" a "war
of civilizations" pitting Islam against the West. It
isn't just Iraq this lot has in their sights: they want to
go after Iran, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, and beyond ...
And they have money to burn.
Look, we're just asking you to help us level the playing field, just a bit. We can't hope to match the resources of the War Party: after all, they have the entire U.S. Treasury to work with! We don't need multi-millions. Multi-thousands will do.
We've been providing what even our biggest critics realize is an invaluable service: all the war news, all the time, spiced up with selected commentary including our regular columnists.
we're going to be blunt about it: we're going to have to make
immediate cutbacks if you don't start responding to our daily
appeals. You'll notice them almost immediately: getting rid
of half of our minuscule staff will have a real impact. Less
frequent updates, and much less original commentary. You'll
be seeing a lot less of some of our best columnists. (Sorry,
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