Sunday, July 08, 2007

Welcome to the Party, Pal

To all those war hawks now reaching the conclusion that something dramatic needs to happen in Iraq, like getting us out of there - I just have one thing to say-

Where the hell you been?

While you continued to play politics, scores and scores more of our sons and daughters have been maimed or killed in action. And don't forget, you were among those calling everyone else who pleaded for a different strategy those cowards who "cut and run."

It has been said that to argue against the war was to show lack of support for the troops.

I say, to knowingly perpetuate engagement in a conflict we started, and one we cannot win, one that has devolved into a civil war - for reasons that defy logic, the counsel of military commanders, who, either retired early to voice their concern, or were forced out because they wouldn't tote the party line - there's your lack of support for those who are bound by oath, duty and honor.

It is among the most egregious abuses of authority we are ever likely to see.

Now, for God's sake, let's get out of Iraq, now, and try to reclaim some of the honor we have lost.

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