Magazine October 19, 2009, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• The difference is, the Dancing with the Stars judges have a solid case against Tom DeLay.

• In a matter of about three weeks, the Left’s view of Afghanistan has gone from “the good war” to “the next Vietnam.” This turnabout — in effect, the Left is dumping the war now that it has stopped being politically useful — deserves an honored place in the annals of bad faith. Meantime, our troops in the field are still fighting. In an unsparing 66-page assessment, commanding general Stanley McChrystal warns of failure unless he gets more troops quickly for a counterinsurgency campaign to

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In a matter of about three weeks, the Left’s view of Afghanistan has gone from “the good war” to “the next Vietnam.

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