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Can GOP Reverse the Damage Done by Iraq?

Rock Strongo Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 8:43 AM
Really? "Massive" war spending? The entire cost of the Iraq war is less than ONE YEAR'S DEFICIT under the current idiot. Nice try.

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...