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Can GOP Reverse the Damage Done by Iraq?

Slipfingers Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 5:19 PM
Dag, they live in a bubble, dude. As a kid, I used to wonder how Germans were brainwashed. I see it now. Neo Conservatism cannot fail, it can only be failed, ect..

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...