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Can GOP Reverse the Damage Done by Iraq?

Jimsd55 Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 3:25 PM
North Korea had a dictator in Kim Jung il just as brutal as Saddam and yet when he actually cut the locks off the Yongbyon nuclear plant and began processing enough plutonium to build a bomb a year, Bush told him ... that's ok, we have no plans to go to war with you! In fact of the 3 members of the "Axis of Evil", Bush went to war with the only one NOT working on WMD? Bush's war didn't just leave us in debt up to our eyeballs, he totally ignored the two countries that would use nukes on the US because they are batsh** crazy!
Dave M Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 6:46 PM
Bush went to war with the only one NOT working on WMD?

What are you smoking? What do you think he killed the Kurds with- spitballs?

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...