Monday, March 24, 2003

The rhetoric of failure

The Washington Post tries to get the “All is Lost!” landslide going with today’s “U.S. Losses Expose Risks, Raise Doubts about Strategy.” But Andrew Sullivan puts the recent “setbacks” for the U.S. military into perspective: “The setbacks the allies have suffered these last couple of days are all due to one thing: some Saddam units acting as terrorists.” A perceptive reader on NRO’s Corner also lists the causes for the battle deaths so far – and most of them don’t involve battle.

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