If we had true leadership
I was once again listening to "Springer on the Radio" this morning, and he said something I had to take exception to; that the United States should offer oil proceeds to foreign countries as a incentive for them to aid in the reconstruction and security of Iraq.
This is not a bad idea, on the face of it. However, given the situation we have now, there's no way it could actually work. At the very least, anyone in Washington who suggested it would be swiftboated as suggesting that "American boys and girls died so France and Germany could make money". Bush might very well be able to accomplish it on his own, but not only is there no leadership there, he would probably be impeached for that (and not for any of the real reasons he should be).