As our friend Jahhoo pointed out to us yesterday, Republicans sure have short memories. Last week House Republicans drafted a resolution that stated proponents of a speedy withdrawal in Iraq (otherwise known as Democrats) are enemy appeasers:
[From the Progressive]
In a shameless swipe at their political opponents, House Republicans passed a resolution on July 21 that denounces those who dare to question the wisdom of an indefinite U.S. military presence in Iraq.
“Calls for an early withdrawal embolden the terrorists,” the bill states, adding that the U.S. must stay as long as it takes to achieve a free and secure Iraq.
Yesterday Gen. George Casey made the high profile statement that “fairly substantial reductions” in troops can be made by next year. Think Bush and the House Republicans will be blaming this administration puppet of emboldening the terrorists? Think again. In response to Casey’s assertion Rummy had this to say:
“We don’t want any delays,…. “Now is the time to get on with it.”
Read the rest of the Chicago Tribune article here.