An unpopular President spins moonshine, that his modern day Westmoreland pushes (keep the surge goin' or you'll pay $9 for gas!) -- while neither the Joint Chiefs, the Secretary of Defense, nor more than a handful of Republicans are willing to join almost all Democrats in winding down.
Slow motion suicide. If we weren't being dragged down with them, it would be tough not to rubberneck.
Meanwhile, September will be the time to roll out the Iran War Plans.