Now it is Henry Kissinger saying that it's not possible to win in
Washington Post -- Military victory is no longer possible in
, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger said in a television interview broadcast Sunday. ... In a wide ranging interview on BBC television, Kissinger presented a bleak vision of Iraq Iraq, saying the U.S.government must enter into dialogue with Iraq's regional neighbors including if any progress is to be made in the region. Iran
While I do not hold everything that emerges from Kissinger’s mouth either profound or true, in this case he is only the latest to accept the reality that the war in
The Bush-Cheney administration assures us constantly that
Over and over the Bush-Cheney bunch abetted by the GOP drones in Congress that their media mouthpieces have assured us and even rebuked us by telling us that all is well, that "Iraq is the Central Front in the War on Terror," that we have to win or we'll be fighting them here, and that the not only that but Mother of God the fate of civilization as we know it depends on victory in Iraq.
I guess the question boils down to whether we continue to spend billions of dollars and thousands of lives on a lost cause or cut our losses and admit defeat while trying to make the best out of a bad situation. While we have a "Pottery Barn" situation here I think we need to decide pretty quick how long we are going to linger before we head to the checkout and take our medicine.