Rep. Jon Porter, Nevada (R), has just reported on the views of U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus, U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker, Iraqi Deputy President Tariq al-Hashimi and Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister Barham Saleh:
To a person, they said there would be genocide, gas prices in the U.S. would rise to eight or nine dollars a gallon, al-Qaida would continue its expansion, and Iran would take over that portion of the world if we leave.
Comment by Francisco Goya:
El sueno de la razon produce monstruos, 1797-98
The sleep of reason produces monsters.