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Explaining St. McCain's Plan To Send In More Troops

Digby: I do not want to see anybody sent into that meat grinder and I'm not sure they can do it. But if they do, it will stab St. John right in t

Digby:

I do not want to see anybody sent into that meat grinder and I'm not sure they can do it. But if they do, it will stab St. John right in the back. His rationale for winning in 2008 hinges on his calling for more troops and the Bush administration not listening. (Whoever wins the Republican nomination in 08 must run against both Bush and the Democrats.)

McCain made a tactical error when he asked for a specific number recently. If they give him what he wants and it fails, which it will, his rabid support for the war becomes a huge liability...read on

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