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Sunday, October 28, 2007

The Narrative is Changing

The Mudville Gazette notes that Democrats have figured out how to deal with the imminent threat of victory in Iraq. After several weeks in which they studiously ignored what was going on in Iraq they finally have a comeback. They will simply declare that the victory was not worth the cost.
The narrative on Iraq - the one you see in the media, that is - is changing. Claims that "we've lost" and that American soldiers have been beaten by opponents who are righteous heroes or nine-foot tall and bullet proof are being quite subtly shifted to arguments that no potential victory (if even grudgingly acknowledged) could be worth the price. This argument may prove irresistible to those who've invested heavily in defeat.
Indeed it will.

Read it here.