Detroit Is Not Iraq.....But....

Congressman Tim Wahlberg, a Republican from Tipton, MI, drew a rush of criticism when he compared the bombed out City of Detroit to Iraq.

But it might be a creative way to grab Washington's attention and focus the nation's capital on real problems right here at home.

Afterall, while Washington ignores the demise of the manufacturing base in middle America, the Pentagon has launched a comprehensive program to reopen factories, buy equipment, and create jobs in Saddam's old stomping grounds.