One week after Petraeus says all is well, US bans almost all land travel by American govt. officials in Iraq

Imagine banning travel by land in an entire country. That’s how bad things have gotten in Iraq. And just last week General Petraeus was telling us how well things were going. I’d like to see John McCain and Joe Lieberman, and George Bush, go back now for a surprise visit.

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