Saturday, February 17, 2007

The Slow-Bleed Strategy

William Kristol explains Congress' slow-bleed strategy to weaken the U.S. position in Iraq.

The Washington Post editors seem to agree with Kristol's perspective.

Martin Peretz (editor in chief of the left-of-center New Republic): "There is no rationale for troops in terrible danger to be held hostage to the political expediency of nervous Democrats, who are not prepared to do what they really mean to do and to say what they really mean to say."