Tuesday, April 01, 2008


Yesterday was Obama's Iraq Withdrawal Day. The Iraq War De-escalation Act of 2007, which he described in a speech on the Senate floor on 1/30/2007, called for a phased redeployment of US troops and 100% removal of US combat troops from Iraq by 3/31/2008. Earlier that month he had opposed the surge, saying "we will not in any imaginable way be able to accomplish any new progress." A few months earlier he had declared Iran and Syria benign observers of Iraq. His public statements took the usual "make love, not war" or "talking is acting" tone. See this article at American Thinker for details.

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