RAMESH PONNURU: Well, one of the things that I think we can really see over the last few months -- now, it used to be that Republican congressmen would go to Iraq and then they'd come back and say, "Well, you know, there are some signs of hope, more signs of progress." That's just not happening anymore.ouch. he was in Brooks' seat.
The White House used to be able to count on a sort of echo chamber effect among its allies that just isn't there anymore. And increasingly that leaves them alone and isolated.
bring in the true believers!