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Rose Friedman and the Iraq Debate

You might not think there is a tie-in between the late Rose Friedman and the intraconservative debate over Iraq, but there is — the Friedmans personified it. In this charming 2006 joint interview in the Wall Street Journal (earlier linked by Phil), Milton Friedman reveals that he opposed the Iraq invasion while Rose Friedman was a staunch supporter of the war. “We don’t agree. This is the first thing to come along in our lives, of the deep things, that we don’t agree on,” Mrs. Friedman said. “We have disagreed on little things, obviously–such as, I don’t want to go out to dinner, he wants to go out–but big issues, this is the first one!”

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