George Will Answers Critics Concerning Call to Leave Afghanistan

As NewsBusters reported Tuesday, syndicated columnist and ABC News contributor George Will created quite a firestorm last week with his call for American troops to be pulled out of Afghanistan.

Readers are encouraged to review the article in question as well as the criticisms here

On Sunday, at the beginning of the panel segment of ABC's "This Week," Will took on his critics by reading a letter he received from Marine Commandant General Charles Krulak (video embedded below the fold):

Krulak's letter is available here, and George Stephanopoulos's summary here.

Did Will do a good job of assuaging concerns Sunday, or will conservatives be even more skeptical given the enthusiastic support of the Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel?

Noel Sheppard
Noel Sheppard
Noel Sheppard, Associate Editor of NewsBusters, passed away in March of 2014.