Bush wants to send more troops to Iraq

Yes, more troops. On a “temporary” basis (nudge, nudge, wink, wink), of course.

Ok Democrats, you got elected on a surge of antiwar sentiment. Now is the time to act. Block the funding, raise a stink, stop the wars. Now.

Else everyone will think you’re both lame and complicit.

  • Joe Hartley

    I trust that everybody realizes that this is simply an appalling act of cynicism by McCain (to salvage his pro-war 2008 Presidential campaign) and Bush (to salvage his place in history, as if such a thing were possible after so many screwups). McCain and Bush are actually terrified that they’ll GET the additional troops and thus be proved wrong. This allows them to cry about a lack of support and a stab in the back by the cowardly Democrats who don’t have the stomach for real governing. (Brains, apparently, are not a required condition in the Republican world view.) This isn’t real and is purely political posturing.

  • Meanwhile, the deaths and suffering of Iraqis and US military matter little to their political calculations.

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