Another term for preventive war is aggressive war - starting wars because someday somebody might do something to us. That is not part of the American tradition.
As long as war is regarded as wicked it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar it will cease to be popular.
A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.
What the American people want to do is fight a war without getting hurt....