Why did the editors believe the war was “the last of the great battles for Freedom and Democracy”? How did American ideals compare with German
behavior, according to the editors?
The editors outlined many reasons for going to war. What, in their view, were
the advantages and disadvantages of going to war? Who would benefit t? Who
would bear the costs?
Why were some congressional representatives “timorous,” according to the
editor? Were they simply cowardly?