When it comes to Iraq, it's important to "stay the course." Unless, of course, the course changes, they you have to change course, all the while staying the changing course. Or something.
"I think [the President has] just gone into greater detail about how our strategy - which is the strategy for victory which has been in place since the beginning - has adapted to changing realities on the ground. And that is one of the key ingredients for victory, is you've got to be able to adapt and to improvise and to overcome when you have a challenge like we're facing in Iraq.
Dear God, nobody ask him what the "mission" is, OK?