HAGELIAN COURAGE: Mickey Kaus notes that Senators are leaving themselves wiggle room in case the surge works. As I’ve noted, they’re trying to have it both ways, but I don’t think they’ll fool anyone. More likely outcome is that Hagel, Warner, et al., will look bad no matter what. Plus, Kaus looks at Hillary, Eisenhower, and Korea!

John McCain, meanwhile, is taking a different approach.

UPDATE: More on hedging here, from Victor Davis Hanson.

ANOTHER UPDATE: “Goodbye, GOP. It’s been, you know, nice.”

Meanwhile, Hugh Hewitt likes the McCain resolution.