Did They Fire Rich Lowry Yet?

From Holden:

Remember this?

Well, the editors of the National Review are less sanguine today

No Winning Strategy

By The Editors

We may not be losing in the Middle East, but we certainly aren’t winning. On top of the growing chaos in Baghdad comes the prospect of a Hezbollah victory in its confrontation with Israel, which would strengthen Iran’s play for regional dominance.

Of course their answer to the Assministration’s foreign policy failures is to attack Syria and Iraq, but they are nevertheless admitting the downfall of Chimpy’s grand scheme.

The downward drift of events in the Middle East is eventually going to force the Bush administration either to tacitly admit defeat in the region or to accept the confrontation that its regional antagonists are forcing. And defeat is too awful to contemplate.