Found at the Belmont Club, via My Election Analysis:
What are these numbers? This week’s Powerball winners? A safe deposit combo? New numbers to torment those poor b*stards stranded on the island in Lost?
No, they’re the number of troops that have died in hostile actions in Iraq for each of the past six months. That last number represents the lowest level of troop deaths in a year, and second-lowest in two years.
Curious…I thought Iraq was a hopeless quagmire with a vibrant insurgency, policed by cowering lily-white Christian Americans who couldn’t even get out of bed in the morning…