In recent weeks, a number of influential former U.S. officials — including former Secretaries of State Lawrence Eagleburger and James Baker and former National Security Advisers Zbigniew Brzezinski and Scowcroft — have cautioned against going to war with Iraq without first laying out a detailed, reasoned case to the American people and U.S. allies.

Does anyone think this is a good idea? Bueller? Bueller? Anyone?

Can you tell I have the day off today?