June 12, 2005

via Light of Reason: I understand that even to broach the subject of withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq means that a person wants to cut and run, it deals a near-fatal blow to our mythic national will, and it provides aid and comfort to our enemies. It means that you are on the other side, that you want the terrorists to win, and that you wish with all your soul that Saddam were back in power. And, of course, that you are actually French.

I truly do understand all that. Unfortunately for those who smear everyone who actually tries to think about the impossible situation that Bush has placed us in, these judgments now include a majority of the American people:...read on

It's time for the U.S. to give the Iraq "gov't" a deadline. Get your act together or else. The idea that tipping off the insurgency to a deadline is the reason to stay the course is ridiculous. The fact is that they don't know when we are leaving now hasn't slowed them down one bit. They probably will continue to blow themselves up no matter if we are there or not. Why would you want to protect yourselves when you have somone else already there doing it for you?

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