Resurgence of the War Pigs

Since the Republicans are set to regain control of the House and virtually the only Obama policy they support is the war in Afghanistan, get ready for more pork from hell.

Maybe we should mark this event by erecting a golden hog head on the Capitol dome.

Analysis: In election, Afghan war not on voters' mind
A Reuters/Ipsos poll this week found that Americans rated Afghanistan bottom of a list of seven issues that Congress should deal with in 2011.

The lack of voter concern about the war ahead of these elections is far different from four years ago, when then-President George W. Bush's Republicans lost control of Congress in large part from discontent over the Iraq war.