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Thursday, January 17, 2008

Retreat And Defeaters Back Down On War Fight

At least they are consistent, now they just want to block Bush from entering into any long term agreements with Iraq after a year of getting hammered and losing vote after vote in Congress. I still here calls for impeachment here and there but it is hollow wishful thinking since they don't have the votes for that either. From Politico

The groups believe this switch in strategy can draw contrasts with Republicans that will help Democrats gain ground in November and bring the votes to pass more dramatic measures. But it is a long way from the early months of 2007, when Democrats were freshly in power and momentum for a dramatic shift in Iraq policy seemed overpowering.

“There was a consensus that last year was not productive,” John Isaacs, executive director of Council for a Livable World, said of a meeting attended by a coalition of anti-war groups last week. “Our expectations were dashed.”

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