Malkin Award Nominee

"If the surge is seen to fail, [Democrats] will be the ones who made it more difficult, demoralized the armed forces, kneecapped the commander, and telegraphed to the enemy that our will was cracking, and we would shortly be leaving. If a failure ensues, it is no longer his fault, in its entirety. Now it is his fault - and theirs," - Noemie Emery, Weekly Standard.