This is getting to be so routine I'm not even sure why I'm posting it... Oh yeah, it's four in the morning, I can't sleep, and I have nothing better to do. That's why.
"...as candidate Obama said, adding 20,000 men and women would improve the security situation" -White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs 2010
"This surge concept is, in fact, no different from what we have repeatedly tried, but with 20,000 troops we will not -- in any imaginable way be able to accomplish any new progress." -Barack Obama 2007
"I am absolutely confident that Iraq will form a national unity government that will be able to sustain that country." -Joe Biden 2010
"Not in our lifetime [...] will there be a unity government in Baghdad that has the confidence of all the Iraqi people, able to maintain security, provide opportunity and have a stable unity government. It will not happen." -Joe Biden 2007