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Can GOP Reverse the Damage Done by Iraq?

DagNabbit Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 3:59 PM
So invading a country that didn't commit terrorism against us, with the full force of the military and thousands of private contractors making mountains of money, is ok, and fighting terrorists by killing the actual terrorists (imagine) with drones isn't? Keep trying to justify the incompetence that was Iraq. It's amusing.

Is the Iraq war to blame for the mess we are in?

Now, I should qualify that question by explaining "mess" and "we." By "mess," I mean the dawn of Barack Obama's second term, the predictably catastrophic rollout of Obamacare, the exploding debt and deficit, the stimulus boondoggles, etc. By "we," I mean conservatives (particularly those, like me, who supported the war), but also anyone else who doesn't think Obama has done a bang-up job.

There seems to be a growing consensus that the answer to that question is "yes." In a recent column, the Washington Examiner's Philip Klein writes, "It's...