"There is no question that the war in Iraq has been difficult. All Americans are frustrated we haven't seen more success more quickly," [John Boehner] conceded. Pivoting quickly, he called the Iraq War the latest in a string of conflicts dating to the founding of the nation more than two centuries ago.Don't bother, they're here.
"Every drop of blood that has been spilt in defense of freedom and liberty — from the American Revolution to this very moment — is for nothing if we are unwilling to stand against this threat," he said.
*with deepest apologies to Stephen Sondheim