Brodner's Cartoon du Jour: Winston McCain
Yesterday and today we've seen the now routine spectacle of Petraeus and Crocker coming to Washington to tell Congress and the rest of us to butt out of their war-thing. Surprisingly, Congress, even the Republicans, yesterday shouted back, 'Hell no!'' This from Dowd today: "They arrived on the heels of the Maliki debacle in Basra, which made it stunningly clear after a ceasefire was brokered in Iran that were spending $3 trillion as our own economy goes off a cliff so that Iran can have a dysfunctional little friend. Not good news, given Ahmadinejads announcement that his scientists are putting 6,000 new uranium-enriching centrifuges in place."