Tuesday, February 07, 2012

First We'll Hunker Down In Desert Compounds...And Then...

I've never had any clue what the latest phase in our grand imperial adventure was all about.

BAGHDAD — Less than two months after American troops left, the State Department is preparing to slash by as much as half the enormous diplomatic presence it had planned for Iraq, a sharp sign of declining American influence in the country.

And we just spent a bunch of money ramping up! Well, no worries, there's probably an overpaid teacher somewhere, so we'll cover it somehow.