Luck of the Irish

Hume: The Surge Made The Iraq War Worth It | ThinkProgress.

As I have heard it, the luck of the Irish is that if you fall into a septic tank you will come out with a rose. You still fell into a septic tank, something that most reasonable people would agree is a bad thing, but at least you have a rose!

In the case of Iraq, we jumped into the septic tank. And I’m not sure that that is a rose…