A few years back, Grand Strategist Thomas Friedman offered this plan to further the cause of peace and democracy in Iraq:

That will become clear in the next few months as we see just what kind of minority the Sunnis in Iraq intend to be. If they come around, a decent outcome in Iraq is still possible, and we should stay to help build it. If they won’t, then we are wasting our time. We should arm the Shiites and Kurds and leave the Sunnis of Iraq to reap the wind.

(This was, of course, before we realized that al Qaeda is our #1 frienemy in the cuddlefight against Iran, or something.  But, in any case, we must see our plan through to the end.)  So, how’s that working out?

People who object to this, of course, still cannot answer the key question of which ethno-religious group John McCain can’t identify we should have reaping all these whirlwinds, and would probably just assume Saddam was still alive and leading a Great Dervish Army of Whirlwinds to conquer America and deflower Hannah Montana.  (Sharped-eyed viewers will also notice a beautiful pony under the pile of corpses and corpses-to-be.)  No one could have predicted, etc.  Via Healing Iraq.