Its Glory Is All Moonshine
But it used to be you couldn’t say that without being shouted down by patriotic red-staters who accused you of being a Bush-hater who opposed the war from the get-go. And in my case such accusations are true. So I stopped talking about it after awhile. Hell, by now I probably wouldn’t say anything bad about the lot of Iraq’s civilians even if there were death squads roaming the streets of Baghdad murdering said civilians.
But I don’t mind quoting the U.S. Army:
U.S. commanders in Baghdad are focused on cracking down on Iraqi death squads responsible for killing hundreds of citizens in the capital in recent months, a military spokesman said Monday.