October surprise

Billmon says that the naval task force will reach the Persian Gulf about Oct. 21, less than three weeks before the election.
The Democrats should have been warning against an October surprise ever since about March, but it’s one of the things they forgot to do. They should start now — it still might not be too late. The voters need to be told that pre-election military action against Iran will be nothing but electioneering.
The wheels are falling off Bush’s cart, and war is the only card he has left.