Troop surge peaks, deaths decrease, leftists rage

Since the troop surge to Iraq reached full strength on June 15th, look what’s happened to U.S. military deaths due to hostile action through the end of August. Click on the graph to see the full statistics:
Iraq casualties
The site that tracks these deaths, Iraq Coalition Casualties, can hardly be accused of sloppy methodology or pro-war bias.
Boy, it must suck to be an anti-Petraeus lefty when you have to explain results like these.

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  1. Brain Shavings

    But this July was worse than last July!

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