Monday, May 28, 2007

GIs in Iraq no longer true believers
Even the Iraqi army wants them out. From

I think that the handwriting is on the wall that we are going in a different direction in the fall, and I expect the president to lead it.
— Sen. Mitch McConnell

I cannot think of a more ominous phrase to use with respect to President Bush and his Iraq policy than to speak about handwriting being on the wall. (Since the Kurds fancy themselves latter-day Medes, the prophecy matches up with the contemporary Iraqi scene pretty well, if we think of Iraq as Mr. Bush’s “kingdom.”)
From Eunomia.
The day this president steps down from office the whole world will breathe a sigh of relief.
— Sen. Barack Obama

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