Today, top American commander in Iraq, Gen. David H. Petraeus will appear on Capitol Hill along with the American ambassador to Iraq, Ryan C. Crocker. They are expected to argue the case that the troop increase there has been sufficiently effective to warrant a continuation next year. The administration has lately increasingly been relying on the military itself to address the situation in Iraq, which is understandable since polls now show that only 5% of Americans trust Bush and his crew to resolve it.

Anyway, it made me think of this thing. Old news, has made the rounds, but still poignant: