Uh huh. So, what are the odds of this happening now? It would be interesting reading to see what the internal polling is on her right now (even as McCain and Obama fight over not fighting over their spouses — pretty Monty Python in a way).
Iraq is not just about whether the United States can retain its republican virtue in a wicked world. Virtuous disengagement is no longer a possibility. Since Sept. 11, it has been about whether the republic can survive in safety at home without imperial policing abroad. — Michael Ignatieff (2003)