Normal people study history.<quoted text>You're a poor student of politics or history so how you ever became a teacher must have been through bribes or favoritism by the school board. You missed the essential point that the Bush43 Surge in Iraq was a terrible failure because, as Joe Biden pointed out at the time, it never made any preparations for restoring a unified Iraqi government under on Constitution. Bush43 had wasted so much time on the surge that he had little time in office left to do anything but sign an agreement to 'cut &run' before his political party got booted out of power in the 2008 U S elections.
Liberals make it up on the fly.
Aunt Bettie Lou is a good student part of those normal folks.