My old pal Ben Elliot sent me a great link to NRO’s Military Blog this morning. Much of the mainstream media would like to keep it contained, but it looks like things are continuing to get better in Iraq. Even the Washington Post conceded this weekend that ‘there isn’t much room for debate’ that violence has dropped in Iraq, and that the Petraeus surge is working.
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Bill Kristol is right. Republicans are way too gloomy. There’s still a lot of time on the clock, and a lot of things working in the GOP’s favor. The Dems’ high tax/high spend/Walter Mondale economic approach is still the GOP’s secret weapon. Check out Kristol’s piece over at The Weekly Standard.