- General Petraeus is on the scene in Afghanistan — and by “Afghanistan” we mean “the Sunday morning political talk shows, in America” — to announce his intention to just stone cold win this war for you, whether you like it or not. “The president didn’t send me over here to seek a graceful exit,” Petraeus said, as he made his plans for a bloody, desperate exit midway through President Palin’s first term. In order to achieve these goals, he’s bringing in all the folks who helped him out in Iraq, including some dude from the American Enterprise Institute. [NYT]
- Mike Huckabee has jumped out to an early lead in Iowa caucus polling! You will recall that Mike Huckabee won the Iowa caucuses in 2008, which catapulted him into his current job as a Fox talk show host, so this is good news … for Mike Huckabee. [WP]
- The Rod Blagojevich jury simply cannot decide how big a hero the ex-governor of Illinois is, or how big a reward to give him for his faithful service to America. [AP]
- Tits or GTFO, Mr. President. [NYT]
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