Bataan

Obama Loses The Cavalry Vote
October 23, 2012

The last time horse cavalry charged into battle was 71 years ago. The man who led the charge is voting for Mitt Romney.

Minority Rule
April 21, 2003

The war in Iraq has come and—barely three weeks later—already seems about to be gone. Of course, this is not the end of the Iraqi venture. Indeed, if history teaches us anything about modern Mesopotamia, it is that this venture will only get harder. Iraq frustrates those who attempt to remake it. The British tried, for many years, after they planted the Union Jack over Baghdad on March 11, 1917. That victory did not come to pass until nearly 30, 000 British troops had been killed, with a roughly equal number of Ottoman soldiers slain on the same battlefields.