When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson

30 August 2006

This way to the egress

By Election Day, how many Republican candidates will have come out against the Iraq war or distanced themselves from the administration's policies?

August 2006 will be remembered as a watershed in the politics of Iraq. It is the month in which a majority of Americans told pollsters that the struggle for Iraq was not connected to the larger war on terrorism. They thus renounced a proposition the administration has pushed relentlessly since it began making the case four years ago to invade Iraq.
Slowly Sidling To Iraq's Exit (EJ Dionne, Washington Post, 29 August 2006)

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