“Nightmarish political realities in Baghdad are prompting American officials to curb their vision for democracy in Iraq. Instead, the officials now say they are willing to settle for a government that functions and can bring security.”
In other words, the neutralized, non-al Qaeda Iraq of 2002 was pretty much as good as it was likely to get, and our whole mission was a giant cluster fuck. Except for the stolen oil
Tell it to the dead or maimed soldiers, dead or maimed civilians, new terrorists, and the budget you’ve blown, George. And the folks in this country you fucked over. I would say tell it to our allies, but we don’t have any. (Except for Dubai (Cheney’s new digs) and Paraguay (Bush’s non-extradition ranch).) Even our puppets think we’re dicks.
P.S. How’s Osama doing in Gitmo these days? Oh that’s right. Likely also in Dubai.