It will be easier, and more practical, to dismember Iraq than to democratize it.
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He has never been much of an ideologue, and as a senator he has been known mostly for his helmet-like head of hair and his devotion to the shipyards in Pascagoula.
Indeed even the New York Times seems resigned to its inevitability.
Now that the N.Y. Times is confident women soldiers will do our fighting in Iraq, it's free to devote all its attention to the plight of women at Augusta.
One possible course of action now being discussed is not to democratize Iraq, but to dismember it.
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Three endorsements, including one from the Times, which wouldn't want to be caught dead backing a loser.