Remember when the local liberal would get upset when you’d call them the party of “cut & run”? Well, guess what! It was an accurate description.
“First order of business is to change the direction of Iraq policy,” said Sen. Carl Levin, a Michigan Democrat who is expected to be chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee in the new Congress.
Democrats will press President George W. Bush’s administration to tell the Iraqi government that U.S. presence was “not open-ended, and that, as a matter of fact, we need to begin a phased redeployment of forces from Iraq in four to six months,” Levin said on ABC’s “This Week” program.
Yes, because the “phased redeployment” really did wonders in Somalia, Carl.
And over in the House things are getting worse. Nancy Pelosi wants to make John “Abscam” Murtha Majority Leader!
Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), in line to become Speaker in January, is throwing her support to Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.) in the race for Majority Leader, a move that will be an early test of her influence and will weigh heavily on Murtha’s contest with Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) for the post.
So we’re going to do a phased redeployment to Okinawa? That’s the big plan? That’s how we change course in Iraq?
I’m happy Bush is still President. He can stall them for two years. Maybe.