“Any student of history recognizes there is no military solution to a problem like that in Iraq.”
– General David Petraeus
It’s interesting that it has taken them four years to figure this out. Too bad they couldn’t have simply listened to Pat Buchanan in 2003 or me in 2004.
Taking out Hussein was always viable and was not, in my opinion, entirely unreasonable. It was done in an unconstitutional manner and with duplicitous justifications, which I of course opposed, but then, so is everything else the federal government does these days.
But playing colonial games without colonists, that doesn’t tend to work so well. I’m now awaiting Powerline and the gang at National Socialist Review to begin attacking the man they were hailing as the Lion of Baghdad only six weeks ago.