History warns us that it is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.
From tea parties to the election in Massachusetts, we are witnessing the single greatest political pushback in American history.
We’ve persevered because of a belief we share with the Iraqi people – a belief that out of the ashes of war, a new beginning could be born in this cradle of civilization. Through this remarkable chapter in the history of the United States and Iraq, we have met our responsibility. Now, it’s time to turn the page.
Hollywood has a history of raising expectations beyond Washington’s reach, of appealing to the very American desire to mythologize political leaders, particularly the president.