Winning in Iraq, losing in Washington.
War is serious business. Losing a war has serious consequences. The president doesn’t want to lose and he replaced the team that was heading in that direction with a team that is getting the job done.
You’d think everyone would be happy.
Think again. First, the media reports progress in Iraq only cursorily and only grudgingly. Second, the Congress seems to just wish the whole thing would go away, consequences be damned.
But if we lose, the consequences won’t be damned, they’ll be damning.
Yet all objective evidence suggests that we’re turning the tide in Iraq. You just have to dig a little to find the coverage. I did and it’s here. Read Ralph Peters’ article in the New York Post.