By now you’ve heard the news–1,000 dead servicemen and women dead in the sands of Iraq.
The number is staggering. No one–not even the fiercest critic–could have imagined we’d be at this point in this war.
Is it worth it? At long last–has the toll been worth it? Especially when we’ve given back large chunks of the country back to the insurgents? Is there any other strategy beyond staying the course?
See, especially, Matt Yglesias.
As for me, I can only pray that my fallen brothers and sisters in arms find the peace that eluded them in life, and that their sacrifice wasn’t ultimately in vain.