Lights, Camera Action: It’s Boosh
Expect he’ll say that Iraq is a lot like Korea, just a lot more Muslims. His insistance that the surge is a “success” (despite the bloodiest summer ever in Iraq) will be a tribute to the GOP’s ability to fold, spindle and mutilate statistics in the face of even the most daunting reality. And despite the fact that 53% of Americans don’t trust Petraeus’ independence, Fearless Leader will laud him as a brilliant military strategist and take credit for bringing 30,000 troops home not because he’s broken the military and that was always the plan but because he’s a Real Man and a Big Winner.
Don’t imagine we’ll hear too much about Boehner’s boner.