After Saddam

AFTER SADDAM….Iraqis seem pretty ecstatic over the capture of Saddam, but there’s also this:

“American is very good but we still want salaries,” said one man.

Talk about voting your pocketbook!

But it’s also a reminder that good news aside, the real work in Iraq is still a long, hard slog. Max Boot, hardly a critic of the war, wonders publicly today whether the Bush “Dream Team” is up to the task.

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