What do you do if you’re Bush, and you know that even hardcore, American Taliban conservatives are against your proposed escalation of the war in Iraq?
What do you do when you’ve got no support left?
That’s easy — You start a war with Iran.
American forces just stormed the Iranian Consulate in Irbil, Iraq, and have taken six staff captive. Rice has announced that the US will take action against any country seeking to destabilise Iraq.