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September 11, 2007

From The “While Petraeus Testifies” Department: Been There, Done That

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LBJ and General William Westmoreland in Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam,

December 23, 1967.

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Bush and Petraeus, et al. in Anbar Province, September 3, 2007

So much of politics is about how you use pictures.  Now, if we could only figure out how to put them together half as well as they do….

(image 1: unattributed. Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, 12/23/1967. via about.com.  image 2: Jim Watson/AFP. Pesident George W. Bush (2nd R) laughs with General David Petraeus (2nd-L), the top US commander in Iraq, and Lt General Odierno (L).Al-Asad Air Base. Anbar Province, Iraq. September 3, 2007. via YahooNews.  image 3: Jason Reed/Reuters. Al-Asad Air Base. Anbar Province, Iraq. September 3, 2007. via YahooNews.)

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