Exiting Iraq

posted by
January 4, 2012
Future of Freedom Foundation
by Sheldon Richman  
Posted in Commentary

"You’d never know that a signature of Obama’s 2008 campaign was his assertion that the invasion and occupation of Iraq was a terrible mistake. (Actually, it was a crime, but let that go.) This was the main way he sought to distinguish himself as a candidate from his rival, Hillary Clinton, who had voted to authorize George W. Bush to use force against the Iraqi people on the thinnest of pretexts. True, you didn’t have to scratch very deep before discovering a waffle: at one point in 2008, Obama said he didn’t know how he would have voted on the authorization of force had he been in the Senate at the time." (01/04/12)

http://www.fff.org/comment/com1201a.asp  

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