The True Cost of War

… and of course the only change we see from the president is to send yet more troops into combat.

President Obama said Tuesday that he was determined to “finish the job” in Afghanistan, and his aides signaled to allies that he would send as many as 25,000 to 30,000 additional American troops there even as they cautioned that the final number remained in flux.

It has to be utterly confusing for those who for some reason thought Obama was going to be a peace candidate. Time to remember the 2008 presidential campaign, when some crazy Republican candidate dared to say “Just come home …”

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