Sunday, June 17, 2007

Six Months to Get it Right

One F.U. ago, Senator Thune said:

After spending much of the week in Iraq with a delegation of U.S. lawmakers, Sen. John Thune says he thinks there will be a "change of direction" in Iraq policy.

"We can't continue doing what we're doing," Thune said. "We're spinning our wheels, and we've got to turn the corner on this thing, and we've got to do it, I would say, in the next six months."

Approximately 490 US troops have been killed since then, and it does not seem that we have turned the corner.