From a profile of Thomas Friedman in November 10th's New Yorker (subscription required):
Tom Friedman's self-concept as Iraq war critic validated by Andrew Sullivan circa Spring, 2003: The piece largely consists of such uncritical analysis. Friedman disclaims responsibility for anything that happens because his intentions are good:
Hundreds of thousands of people are dead, millions displaced, and U.S. national security has been irreparably harmed. Friedman feels responsible, but he's not sorry. How can anyone take this man seriously?