What we’re asking of them

During this week’s Foreign Relations and Armed Services Petraeus Hearings, a journalist friend dropped in to view the circus. It was, he said, a surreal experience, where the real Iraq, thousands of miles away, was an irrelevance. He took a number of photos, including the one below. Written by Democratic Presidential nominee Barak Obama, note that he’s written on a pad, “Patience of the Iraqi people not limitless – but isn’t that precisely what you are asking for?”


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