1. Absolute freedom of action and moral agency available to fascists.
2. Absolute freedom of action and moral agency seldom, if ever, available to democrats.
"After the initial terrorist attacks, we had no choice other than to use minimum force to counter the threat."
"Pardon me, General, but it says here you bombed the airport, the petrol stations, the factories, the highways, the supermarkets, shops, bakeries, sea ports... In fact, you appear to have bombed practically everything except for the terrorists themselves."
"Exactly - it was an appalling act of terrorism-by-proxy, for which the terrorists bear ultimate responsibility."