January 30, 2007

MICKEY KAUS:

Why, exactly, is Sen. Chuck Hagel showing “courage” in conspicuously denouncing the Iraq War now that virtually the entire American establishment has reached that same conclusion–now that Hagel is virtually assured of getting hero treatment from Brian Williams and Tim Russert and long favorable profiles in the newsweeklies?

Read the whole thing. “Courage” consists of saying what the media want you to say. My thoughts can be found here.