Thursday, July 17, 2008

Now an optimistic counter to the Winer piece.

Executive Summary : the "surge" proved George Bush wasn't going to run away, so opponents backed down, then found that Americans were their best friends (compared to other sects and factions.)

2 comments:

Bill Seitz said...

A number of people are arguing that the current reduction in iraqi violence is temporary.

http://webseitz.fluxent.com/wiki/z2008-07-08-SurgeStatus

phil jones said...

Agreed. Personally I'm more swayed by the Lind or John Robb line.

But I thought that was a pretty cogent pro-surge explanation / argument that deserved reading.