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Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by Macky-Mac, Aug 22, 2008.
hey remember that war in Iraq?
I thought timetables and deadlines meant the terrorists won?
So sayeth the Reds, who were totally against a timetable and deadline.
The irony in this as far as the Reds' involvement is so pathetically thick.
So what happened to this?
Is Bush now irresponsible? Is he encouraging killers across the broader Middle East?
Is he deliberately putting our soldiers in greater harm?
Only if the democrats set the time or date. If a republican does it, it is ok. Where have you been the last 7 years?
I can't help being completely cynical about this.
This was done because either
the Republican party thinks hopping on the Democratic withdrawal bandwagon will win them some votes this fall; or
they realize continued occupation of Iraq is untenable when they badly need more troops in Afghanistan.
Even then, if a (God forbid!) McCain administration wanted to keep the same level of troops in Iraq, I'm sure they could. They're only withdrawing combat troops, see? You could have the exact same troops, doing the exact same things, but if you call them advisors, then they don't have to go.
Like I said...cynical of me. But then Korea wasn't a war, it was a police action, remember?
Not to mention that you could withdraw 140,000 American troops from Iraq and the country would still have over 140,000 American mercenaries in country...
Mark my words- NOT GOING TO HAPPEN.
Insanity. You can't make this stuff up. IOIYAR.
Loathe as I am to use smileys, this one just always seems to sum up how my brain feels when reading stuff like this:
Yeah, also noticing the hypocrisy here. But as I had posted awhile ago, the Iraqis want us out. The administration doesn't have much of a choice. So they play up "the surge is working" meme and ignore that this matches Obama's plans to praise McCain's ideas, that now are starting to match Obama's.
Iraq deal hovers over presidential campaign
But all is not rosy:
Exiting Iraq, Petraeus Says Gains Are Fragile
Iraq Takes Aim at Leaders of U.S.-Tied Sunni Groups
Key U.S. Iraq strategy in danger of collapse
Suicide bomber kills 25 at west Baghdad banquet
Fear Keeps Iraqis Out of Their Baghdad Homes
On the ranch in Crawford, TX, that's true. in reality, that's false.