The Question
It’s not, you say, an escalation.
No, you insist it’s called a surge.
But sending troops is sending troops, sir.
So how, sir, do the two diverge?

The Follow-up, After the President Explains the Difference Between a Surge and an Escalation
Some soldiers in the surge you send there
To obfuscate your own mistake
Will surely die. So in their case, sir,
What difference does the difference make?