Matt Yglesias, over at the Prospect, considers the “what ifs” if the Dems do gain political ground. He has this to say about what a “victory” for the Democrats would mean for Iraq:
We seem doomed, one way or another, to at least two more years of futile fighting there. Two more years of wasted money, wasted lives, and perhaps most of all wasted time — time that could have been used to start the hard work of putting America’s foreign policy back together again. Time we can’t really afford to spare. It’s a horrible scenario. Indeed, it’s a scenario that is poised to inspire Americans to vote in drove for the Democrats today. What it isn’t is a scenario a Democratic win will help us avoid.
Read the full story here.