Thursday, December 28, 2006

If Only We Had Something For Them To Do...


It's not that the president has some policy initiative in mind whose operational requirements dictate a surge in force levels. Rather, locked in the prison of his own denial he came to the conclusion that he should back an escalation, prompting the current search for a mission.

This is it in a nutshell. Leaving is losing. "Stay the course" is no longer a possibility. So, that leaves... more troops!