Without a surge, Mr. McCain and Mr. Lieberman warn, the war will be lost.
This is a serious argument, and the two senators have been principled and even courageous in making it.
--Washington Post editorial today
You know what? A guy jumped on a subway track this week in front of a moving train to save a total stranger's life. After that, I don't ever want to hear the word "courageous" used as it usually is in the political press -- as a euphemism for "to the right of American popular opinion (but precisely in sync with the GOP voter base and/or the Washington Post editorial page)."