[Posted by WLS]
and after reading Hugh Hewitt’s interview with John Burns, reading Obama’s speech, and laughing at Arianna Huffington’s (un)intentional double-entre about “blowing… off … General Petraeus” one sentence after analogizing his coming report to getting “sex advice from Jenna Jamison.” Is that a little projection on Ariana’s part? Who knew she was a sucker for a man in uniform. [I know, now I've gone an double-entre'ed her myself]
But, here’s my syllogism:
The leaders of the Dimocrat Party are determined as a matter of policy to withdraw troops from Iraq.
Bad news concerning military actions in Iraq makes the Dimocrat Party leadership’s goal more achievable.
Therefore, the Dimocrat Party leadership is gladdened by bad news concerning military actions in Iraq as it improves their chances of advancing their policy goal.
Discuss amongst yourselves.