This exchange would be the lede item on the news -- and get one of those Drudge-Sirens
$500 BILLION and counting
And WE CANNOT SAY we are SAFER one way or another, no matter what happens.
I believe this is 180 degrees different than Chimpy McPoopypants and his sole remaining spoken justification for staying in Iraq.
...hell, I don't believe it, I know it is.