Has anyone stopped to consider that we just sent a few hundred thousand guys with sophisticated and destructive weapons off on a wild goose chase?
They have wrecked the oldest city in the world, killed hundreds of thousands of its inhabitants and are actively contributing to the corruption and chaos there.
The American public has yet to show an appreciation of the suffering and death that our forces have inflicted upon the people of Iraq.
This lack of regard for the Iraqis suffering is demonstrated by our debate over the "consequences" of the war in Iraq.
No one has been willing to state that the continuation of Coalition enabled vendettas and death squad activity is a "consequence" of the continuation of the Occupation.