War inevitably involves the death of innocents, no war has been fought where one side was able to totally avoid collateral damage and death.
By your definition, we should never compromise our Judeo-Christian beliefs and go to war. Killing an innocent is about the greatest sin one can commit, so how can we rationalize war as ok since it is at best only the 'lesser of evils'?
Because failure to stop the greater evil will result in far, far more death and bloodshed.
When the family hid Ann Frank they broke the law, failed to 'Render unto Ceaser what is Ceaser's", and repeatedly lied. The bible clearly says not to lie. Was the family wrong to commit the 'lesser of evils'?
So clearly, there are times when choosing the 'lesser of evils' is the only moral and right choice to make. And the invoking of that phrase is misleading and extremely short-sighted and foolish.
Self-righteousness cannot absolve oneself of responsibilities (see Pontius Pilate...)
When it comes down to the national election, I will probably vote R. It depends.
But when it comes to the primaries, there is NO reason to hang up your hat and vote for someone like Giuliani this early.
I could win the war in a matter of weeks...
I could stop the treason, security leaks and sedition coming from the media in New York...
The trouble is your pet liberal hasn't the guts to speak up and challenge his liberal lovers in Rockefeller Plaza...