Rick, are you willing to at least consider the other possibility? The
possibility that GW is performing right in in line with his history?
That just maybe GW is the one that has it wrong and that the *huge*
majority of Americans are now realizing it?
rick baird wrote:
> On 4/30/07, Buck Calabro <kc2hiz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> who would want to put their life on the line for a conflict that is
>>> right on schedule to be lost in 6 months?
>> I am starting to get grumpy over the repeated thought that the
>> Democrats are traitors who specifically want to kill US soldiers and
>> weaken the United States in order to get back at the President.
> I won't go that far, but it's certain that what you describe above
> sure appears to be at least part of their strategy. I won't seriously
> call them treasonous, but they're as heavily invested in hoping and
> working towards this going badly for bush as bush is invested in it
> going well.
> Did you watch any of the dem presidential debate last week? every one
> of them shaped the answers to every question as a referendum on Iraq
> in general and bush in particular.
> Someone should have mentioned to them that Bush isn't running in '08.
>> Here is a very serious question.
>> It's 6 years later, the Republican President and Republican Congress
>> have decided to get out of Iraq. After appropriate deliberation and
>> all that -- we've seen progress and it's finally time to leave.
>> How could it happen without setting a 'date certain?'
> Very easily.
> Since when does any reasonable and logical person make a decisions
> about 6, 8, 24 months in advance, set them in stone and then wait for
> that date to roll around and complete the decision without
> reevaluating the circumstances?
> If things were to go as you describe, troop rotations would quicken,
> with fewer and fewer replacing them. If conditions on the ground
> waranted, temporary increases could be deployed or resources
> maintained and shifted to other concerns without having to first ask
> congress' permission,
> It would then be a decision based on reality rather than based on the
> arbitrary nonesense they're talking now.
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