AUTHOR: Slublog DATE: 1/28/2005 08:41:00 AM ----- BODY: Suicide by Kennedy - Senator Ted Kennedy wants the United States to pull all troops out of Iraq. Why on earth is Harry Reid allowing Kennedy to say things like this?
"The U.S. military presence has become part of the problem, not part of the solution...We need a new plan that sets fair and realistic goals for self-government in Iraq, and works with the Iraqi government on a specific timetable for the honorable homecoming of our forces."
The American military is part of the problem? Do these guys ever want to win another election? So much for 'supporting the troops.' The Democrats are hoping that 2006 will be for them what 1994 was for the Republicans. If they keep allowing their fringe element to make speeches denigrating the American military and showing pessimism about the ability of a country to live in a democratic society, they will fail once again in their attempt to gain power. Not only that, but taking American troops out of Iraq would leave the country at the mercy of terrorists. Is Ted Kennedy so craven that he's willing to see a country fall in order to have a chance to criticize the president? At this point, I honestly wouldn't put it past him. I never thought I'd say this, but regardless of Hillary Clinton's lack of sincerity, she is the only sane voice in the Democrat party right now. --------