St. John's my middle name. The books go under M.
…Finally, I don’t think it will end well.
I think the beginning of wisdom on Iraq is to really recognize that this is a tragic situation, and to remember that in Shakespeare’s tragedies, there are five acts. I think we’re probably only in Act 3.
And it’s interesting, I can never remember what happens in act 3 of Shakespeare’s plays. But I can remember what happens in Act 4, and Act 5 tends to be very bloody in the tragedies. Journalist and author Thomas Ricks, a speech at Commonwealth Club of California, August 2007