Political Progress in Iraq

The Democrats’ party line is the “surge” in Iraq has failed despite the best efforts of our troops, because the surge has not been followed by the political progress called for in Congress’s “benchmarks.” Yesterday, one of the benchmarks was achieved as Iraq’s Parliament voted to reinstate the ability of former Baathists to serve in government jobs.
Much more progress remains to be made. Still, perhaps one can look forward to the day when the Democrats, out of ammo, unveil a new slogan: “We just want to lose!”


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