Gee, thanks for pulling together for the good of the team, Senator Reid.
"Now I believe myself . . . that this war is lost, and that the surge is not accomplishing anything, as indicated by the extreme violence in Iraq yesterday," said Reid, of Nevada.
I wonder how Americans would have reacted if the Senate Majority Leader had said in 1942, after we'd had our fleet sunk at Pearl Harbor and been kicked out of the Philippines, "The war is lost."