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Can GOP Reverse the Damage Done by Iraq?

Jimsd55 Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 3:45 PM
Well of course the Muslims like the republicans to be in power, that's because they know that they have no principles ... that they would rather make a deal. Look at what Reagan did after the marine barracks bombing in Lebanon, he left, then when Hezbollah kidnapped Americans ... he exchanged arms for hostages. The only hostage rescues were carried out in the movies! Not only that, where do you think Saddam got a lot of his WMD, from or with help from Reagan/Bush and even when he used them on his own people, they quashed all democrats attempts in congress to cut off military aid to Iraq. So yea the terrorists hate Obama ... his drones keep opening slots in their ranks for some career advancement!

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...