A Question

A QUESTION….It’s one thing to argue that things are going better in Iraq than you might think from watching the evening news every night. It’s a tough nut, but I guess you can make the case.

But “masterfully planned and executed”? And the massive insurgency that has over 100,000 American troops pinned down in Iraq for the foreseeable future is “astoundingly good news”?

Crikey. Do you think Bush supporters have actually convinced themselves this is true? Or do they know better but figure it’s OK because they’re lying for the greater good?

And which is scarier?

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