'But please read my first three paragraphs':
I like Christopher Hitchens. A lot. But he really has to stop arguing about three-year-old arguments
. We could be going to war against Iran. A year or two away. Give or take. How about holding the administration's feet to the fire this time around? ...Update
-- The president downplays talk of possible military action as 'wild speculation.'
But he doesn't deny plans are being prepared. ... His tone sounds more reasonable this time around -- which is good. He says he's keeping diplomatic options open -- which is also good. But they've still lost my trust. We'll see. ...Update II
-- Wise advice from David Ignatius
. But will they listen? Have they reached the dreaded 'consensus' stage that leads to dismissing views outside their box?