The Corner

Mookie’S Bad Weekend

It’s been a bad couple of days for Moqtada al-Sadr, who is apparently nicknamed Mookie by our troops. We have managed to deal severe military blows against his forces at the same time we have worked with other clerics to isolate him politically. We seem to have handled the situation deftly and forcefully.

Rich Lowry — Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: comments.lowry@nationalreview.com. 

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