...and they were to be expected: No change whatsoever. When will the White House realize that they've lost the hearts and minds of the Iraqis and
January 11, 2007

cnn-poll-surge.jpg...and they were to be expected: No change whatsoever. When will the White House realize that they've lost the hearts and minds of the Iraqis and the American people? We were sold on a war that was supposedly absolutely necessary and was going to be quick, easy and cheap. Turns out none of that was true -- and, in most cases, downright and deliberately misleading.

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Along with the Daily Show, check out this second-by-second focus group analysis of the escalation speech at Slate.com (h/t Roopey in comments)

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