First published February 10:
American special forces are involved in fighting Islamo-Arab terrorism but politicians keep campaigning against "boots on the ground," refusing to face that boots on the ground are what solve these issues of enemy aggression.
UPDATE March 2: The myth against Boots On The Ground - shockingly - may now finally be seen as a myth by Barack Obama. He's been quietly escalating the fight against Islamic State terrorism - and evokes memory of the too-late conversion of Jimmy Carter.
UPDATE: April 7: see also Max Boot's piece on Obama's secret escalation against enemy aggression.
And wouldn't you know it - Barack Obama is more openly admitting George W. Bush was right about Iraq all along.