MAX BOOT: Give the Iraqi Parliament a break: “It is also mildly bizarre to see our lawmakers castigate the Iraqis for taking a summer recess when they themselves have just taken a break (the ‘spring district work period’), which occurred even as work on a bill to provide money for our troops went uncompleted. And that’s not the end of it. They are also preparing to take another siesta in August (the ‘summer district work period’).”