Not Quite, Mr. Obey

Even though Rep. David Obey is currently one of my heroes for sticking to his guns on refusing to allow any funding of the Iraq War to continue without significant changes to the overall strategy, it’s still important to call the man out when he’s not exactly right. The error comes when he was...

Hello Reality, We Missed You

Last week, Gen. Petraeus and Amb. Crocker delivered their report to Congress, resulting in a major primetime speech from the President that, surprise surprise, the “surge” was such a great success that we would be able to bring back home 5,700 troops in the coming months, but not so great of a...

Progress Unspun

It has been a tough few weeks for we Defeatocrats.  Those of us who are wishing so much for utter failure in Iraq and the complete destruction of our troops have found little to cheer about lately as first military progress started to rear its ugly head in the country we liberated.  Then, just as we tried...