In "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" a sailor used a crossbow to kill a friendly albatross that perched in his ship's rigging.

The vessel became lost, storm-damaged, then came upon the calm.

Suffering fellow sailors superstitiously hung the dead bird around his neck as punishment for his needless cruelty.

If you defend Bush's war by misinformation, poor intelligence, patriotism, neo-con advisers, or just plain ignorance - the Iraq war is now George Bush's albatross - Bob Weaver

Now, America's most notable Conservative and Republican powerhouse, William F. Buckley says "It Didn't Work"

Read Opinion and Comment "IT DIDN'T WORK" The National Review

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