It took a Clinton to clean up after the last Bush - Clinton'Scuse me? It was Clinton that let Saddam ignore UN resolutions, ignore no-fly zones, and hamstring weapons inspections to the point that it was actually plausible that he could have WMD. Not to mention essentially ignoring the first WTC bombing, the USS Cole, and a number of other terrorism incidents. Awesome cleanup job, let's definitely do that again!
We should not maintain bases in Iraq.So what are the soldiers going to do, float in the air? Maybe we can base them off of zeppelins! Brilliant. In any event, we have bases almost everywhere else in the world, and few other areas are as strategically important as the middle east. Why wouldn't we want bases there? If cost is an issue, close the ones in Germany and let the Europeans can handle themselves.
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We need to maintain a strike force in Iraq. - Obama
Bush should have finished what he started, before leaving office. - ClintonSo a president shouldn't start anything that won't be done before the end of their term? Nothing that would take longer than 4 years at most? That's just asinine.
Read between the lines -- she wants Bush to get this over with now, because if she does get elected it becomes her war to lose. If she pulls out when it's on a path to winning, then it's on her. If she doesn't pull out, the Democratic base will be pissed. If she stays in and it ends up going reasonably well, then Bush has to get some of the credit. She needs Bush to get out before she gets in because otherwise she's in a no-win political situation.
It was priceless watching Hillary basically make the case for the Iraq war while trying not to admit that Bush wasn't insane. Not to mention an impressive lesson on doubletalk.
Sadly, I still haven't caught a Republican debate. I imagine they're just as amusing.