A tabloid masterpiece. Exquisite. Post-modern brutalism at its best. But the question is: Surrender what? The denialist 'stay-the-course' policy that has brought us to where we are today? It's utterly fascinating to watch staunch pro-war types -- who haven't even acknowledged the harsh realities in Iraq, as outlined by the ISG or others -- leap immediately to the solutions part of the ISG report. The image of see no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil monkeys jumps to my mind. ...Update
-- Reader T writes in:
They're trying to resurrect the "axis of weasels" meme. It was funny then. But it's no longer funny, knowing what we know now.
It all comes back. Axis of Weasels. Pax Americana. Alliance of English-speaking nations. Andrew Jackson. Unilateralism. Old Europe. 'Botched' German occupation.