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Lindsey Graham Loves Infrastructure -- In Libya

I guess if you're a Republican infrastructure is great, as long as it's in Iraq or Libya. Talking Points Memo: So it came as a bit of a surprise to hear a GOP senator who's up for re-election this cycle say on Fox News, "We can go over

I guess if you're a Republican infrastructure is great, as long as it's in Iraq or Libya.

Talking Points Memo:

So it came as a bit of a surprise to hear a GOP senator who's up for re-election this cycle say on Fox News, "We can go over there and help them build their infrastructure up."

That's Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC). He wasn't talking about a forlorn corner of the United States, though. He was talking about Libya. And the 'infrastructure' he was talking about didn't really include schools and bridges.

"One of the problems I have from leading from behind is when a day like this comes we don't have the infrastructure in place that we could have," Graham explained. Here he's talking about the metaphorical infrastructure of U.S. forces and appointees on the ground who can help direct events. However, he soon moved on to talking about another type of infrastructure -- the kind that helps with extracting oil.

Republicans make me sick. I don't really even have anything more than that to add.

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