Why The NYT Hired Kristol

Probably not for his Iraq expertise:

"I think there's been a certain amount of, frankly, Terry, a kind of pop sociology in America, that, you know, somehow the Shia can't get along with the Sunni, or the Shia in Iraq just want to establish some kind of fundamentalist regime. There's almost no evidence of that at all. Iraq has always been very secular."

Yeah, I don't have a leg to stand on. But at least I've acknowledged how wrong I was.