Iraq Study Group Quote of the Day
The honor goes to Marc Lynch for this contribution:
The suggestion of an Iraq International Support Group is useful (though its name is a bit unfortunate: “My name is Mahmoud, and I have a problem.” “Hi, Mahmoud.”) . . . .
Spencer Ackerman gets honorable mention for this, which is a bit too long to constitute a quote:
Given the specific lineup of the 10 wise men and women serving on the Iraq Study Group, the most conspicuous absence is that of supermodel Heidi Klum. Sure, she has no relevant experience in foreign policy, nor any real knowledge of Iraq — but neither do commissioners Sandra Day O’Connor, Vernon Jordan, Alan Simpson, or Edwin Meese. What Klum does have to offer is a lesson completely lost on the commission, one taught each week on her hit reality show Project Runway: you’re either in, or you’re out. When it comes to Iraq, it’s good advice.