Mr. Bush is determined, to the point of being psychopathic about it, to achieve "victory" in Iraq. (psychopathic: emotional instability - lack of sound judgment - perverse and impulsive (often criminal) behavior - inability to learn from experience, etc. Webster's Unabridged Dictionary).
What is "victory?" The intent of invading Iraq was to secure the vast oil fields for "vital U.S. interests". (Read: the oil kingdom that backed this man's rise to power.)
Since Mr. Bush's actions from the start prove he has no empathy or interest in the Iraqi people, why not just cut them loose to do their own thing? Iraqi lives be damned, as they are now anyway, in pursuit of satisfying his enormous ego.
Maybe we could take the troops we have, and concentrate them just on the oil wells and fields. It's easier to defend a small area than a large one.
Herr Bush is behaving like Homer in one episode of "The Simpsons." Homer was trying to swipe a can of pop by reaching up into the pop machine slot. When firefighters were called to extricate him, one of the firemen incredulously asked Homer if he was still holding onto the can (which he was - one of the tricks used to capture monkeys!).
Homer responded, "So what's your point?"
At least Mr. Bush has abandoned "stay the course." Now it's just "more of the same."
William Butler Yeats, Irish poet: "The trouble with some people is, when they're not drunk, they're sober."
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