Roger L. Simon

"These are the times that try men's souls..."

Norman Podhoretz channels Tom Paine in his latest essay for Commentary, “The Panic”. Regarding Iraq, Norman, as always, looks behind the curtain:

…my twofold guess is that the real fear behind it is not that we are losing but that we are winning, and that what has catalyzed this fear into a genuine panic is the realization that the chances of pulling off the proverbial feat of snatching an American defeat from the jaws of victory are rapidly running out.