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Saturday, August 28, 2004
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By Steven Taylor @ 10:41 am

To some degree, this reminds me of the D’Amato story that was billed as a major “GOP insider” wanting Cheney off the ticket: Many in GOP Want Bush to Downplay Iraq. The story then quotes a number of GOP strategists I have never heard of. I suspect that it is true that some Reps want Bush to downplay Iraq, it doesn’t strike me a major force in the GOP.

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  1. Of course people want to downplay Iraq. This was the wrong war at the wrong time. It’s doing more to increase terrorism than reduce it, it’s costing us HUNDREDS OF BILLIONS of dollars, it’s alienated us from the world community, and it’s weakened our strategic hand internationally. When the State Department listed the 45 nations in which al-Qaeda was operating on 9/11/01, they DID NOT mention Iraq. So in addition to all the above, we have distracted ourselves from our number one foreign policy priority.

    Then throw in that the Bush administration has fumbled this war BADLY every step of the way. If the war had been in John McCain’s hands, some of us could at least have lived with it. But the Bush administration has been messed up troop numbers and supplies, made terrible predictions, and flip-flopped over its support of the UN. It put the totally-incompetent Douglas Feith in charge of post-invasion planning. Feith and the other guys put the out-of-touch Jay Garner in charge of the occupation (it will take three months, he said). Feith’s office, meanwhile, is being investigated for handing out classified information to the pro-Israeli-Likud lobby in Washington. Ahmed Chalabi, the administration’s original choice to lead a new Iraq, has been investigated for passing classified information to Iran, as well as for fraud, embezzlement, and even for setting up kidnappings and possibly murders in Iraq! (Of course, who would have expected this, since he’d only been involved in a $200 MILLION DOLLAR BANK SCANDAL in Jordan in the 90’s, and the CIA and State Department found out he was stealing money from the US government and providing bad information.)

    What I would really like is for someone to tell me exactly why THIS war was a good idea at THIS time. Keep in mind: I researched the war in March 2003, before we went in, and easily concluded that Saddam was not an urgent threat. After reading the intel that’s been de-classified since then, I realize Saddam was EVEN LESS of a threat. So this was not a necessity. Meanwhile…even if we catch bin Laden tomorrow, it’s been THREE YEARS - WAY too long - and we haven’t gotten Ayman al-Zawahiri, his assistant, either. Nor Mullah Omar, the leader of the Taliban. HOW in the hell is this president doing a good job in this campaign to reduce terrorim - or on anything else in foreign policy, for that matter?

    Someone who does more than just idol-worship this man, please explain it to me.

    Are we interested in the truth? Are we interested in what’s best for America? Or are we just interested in saying good things about George W. Bush?

    p.s. Please don’t cop out and call me a liberal. Because first of all, I’m not one. And secondly, that’s the worst argument in history.

    Comment by krj — Sunday, August 29, 2004 @ 7:14 am

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