'Good News Is No News'
But remember that bad news was once no news for conservatives like Charles
Ah, for those stare-reality-in-the-face-not days of happy talk
on Iraq by conservatives. … Speaking of good news and bad news on Iraq, Tom Ricks has a new book out: The Gamble: General David Petraeus and the American Military Adventure in Iraq, 2006-2008.
I guess you could call it a 'good news' follow-up to his first 'bad news' classic 'Fiasco.'
I know a couple people already reading 'The Gamble,' and they say it's as good and as unflinching as the first tome. So I guess the following statement I made more than a year ago apparently still stands:
God, it must be galling for happy-talk conservatives to admit to themselves that the evil MSM has gotten the war largely right.Update
-- From Reader BK:
Ah, for those stare-reality-in-the-face-NOT days of happy talk on Obama by liberals-under-the-thrall. . . . and as for Iraq, let's watch for the date when Obama starts claiming credit for continuing to successfully administrate the outcome of Bush's mistake.