On Monday, the nation marked the fourth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq with a continuation of the usual dialogue. President Bush urged Americans to stay the course and asked Congress to continue funding for an increasingly unpopular war. Bush’s critics, member of Congress and protestors around the country, scheduled events designed to underline their objections to the current policy.

Meanwhile, the Washington Post published a thoughtful reflection on what has happened during the past four years and how Americans should approach the task of bring U.S. troops home.

We decided this editorial deserved a wider audience – which is why you will find it on Tuesday’s op-ed page.

-Pete Golis