Sen. Joe Lieberman's piece in today's WSJ is both right on the substance and enormously important. He is right in saying we can't cut and run, and explains why quite well. The piece is important because it shows that there still are Democrats who aren't giving in, as Jack Murtha did, to the vast majority of their leaders who believe the only answer to Iraq is to create another Vietnam.
But Lieberman's money quote is not on those central points at all. At the end of the article, he quotes past of a conversation he had with a Marine commander: