February 22, 2008

Why are Democrats declaring defeat in Iraq?

"Despite all the progress, military and political, the Democrats remain unwavering in their commitment to withdrawal on an artificial timetable that inherently jeopardizes our 'very real chance that Iraq will emerge as a secure and stable state.'

Why? Imagine the transformative effects in the region, and indeed in the entire Muslim world, of achieving a secure and stable Iraq, friendly to the United States and victorious over al-Qaeda. Are the Democrats so intent on denying George Bush retroactive vindication for a war they insist is his that they would deny their own country a now-achievable victory?"

Quote from Charles Krauthammer's article entitled, "Democrats Dug In For Retreat." Click on article title to link to separate post of the same name.

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