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IndianaGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-14-08 04:20 PM
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15. "begin withdrawing" is not the same as keeping a troop footprint in Iraq
Hillary has said on many times, including during one TV debate, that she was going to have troops in Iraq by the end of her first term.

Triangulation and parsing are Clintonian traits.
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  -Hillary promises Iraq pullout in 2 months bemildred  Jan-14-08 04:03 PM   #0 
  - I want a committment to get them all out, not just to begin withdrawals....  mike_c   Jan-14-08 04:06 PM   #1 
  - You can't withdraw them ALL right away.  jasmine621   Jan-14-08 04:32 PM   #21 
  - no, but they could easily be withdrawn within six months....  mike_c   Jan-14-08 04:40 PM   #23 
     - I think you're wrong about that.  Harper_is_Bush   Jan-14-08 07:14 PM   #33 
        - dumb? it's an illegal war....  mike_c   Jan-15-08 07:46 AM   #43 
  - Just like the GOP kepts telling their supporters that they would put an end to abortions.  Just-plain-Kathy   Jan-14-08 05:35 PM   #30 
  - Clarification: she'll BEGIN withdrawing troops within 60 days, not get them all out...  libbygurl   Jan-14-08 04:06 PM   #2 
  - And you also have to include the time it would take to COME UP with such a plan.  rocknation   Jan-14-08 04:12 PM   #8 
  - Not really...  catnhatnh   Jan-14-08 04:20 PM   #14 
  - Shades of Nixon '68 and his "secret plan" to end the war in Vietnam.  coalition_unwilling   Jan-14-08 04:52 PM   #27 
  - It quotes her: "We will begin to withdraw our troops within 60 days."  Harper_is_Bush   Jan-14-08 07:16 PM   #34 
     - That is true, thanks for pointing that out. It makes a difference. nt  bemildred   Jan-14-08 07:35 PM   #36 
  - Same problem all along with Clinton and Obama  unc70   Jan-14-08 05:06 PM   #28 
  - whatever happened to  fenriswolf   Jan-14-08 04:07 PM   #3 
  - that is not incompatible with this statement....  mike_c   Jan-14-08 04:08 PM   #4 
     - You can polish a turd all you want, but it's still a turd. Sorry to be so crude.  shain from kane   Jan-14-08 04:10 PM   #5 
     - Dear Hillary  DJ13   Jan-14-08 04:10 PM   #6 
     - heh well if you think about it  fenriswolf   Jan-14-08 04:18 PM   #13 
        - I was thinking the same thing....  mike_c   Jan-14-08 04:20 PM   #16 
  - Flip flopper. She's not going to pull ALL of them out IMO.  L0oniX   Jan-14-08 04:11 PM   #7 
  - Now someone will  whatdoyouthink   Jan-14-08 04:17 PM   #12 
  - Smoke and mirrors  rockybelt   Jan-14-08 04:14 PM   #9 
  - Why the hell don't she just declare that she is a repug?  DJ13   Jan-14-08 04:21 PM   #17 
  - Why don't you grow up  sallyseven   Jan-14-08 06:18 PM   #31 
  - Has Obama consistently gone against the democrat ideals?  superconnected   Jan-14-08 06:27 PM   #32 
  - Sally, I grew up  rockybelt   Jan-14-08 08:10 PM   #40 
  - Why don't you? n/t  Harper_is_Bush   Jan-14-08 07:17 PM   #35 
  - She's looking for votes because the polls indicate most voters want troops out. nt  ohio2007   Jan-14-08 04:16 PM   #10 
  - She will do as her corporate masters tell her to do.  dkofos   Jan-14-08 04:17 PM   #11 
  - "begin withdrawing" is not the same as keeping a troop footprint in Iraq  IndianaGreen   Jan-14-08 04:20 PM   #15 
  - Yeah, but I thought it might be significant that she felt the need to do so. nt  bemildred   Jan-14-08 04:22 PM   #18 
     - Her "need' is poll driven  IndianaGreen   Jan-14-08 04:35 PM   #22 
        - Sure.  bemildred   Jan-14-08 04:43 PM   #24 
        - Actually...  qwlauren35   Jan-14-08 04:43 PM   #25 
  - "that a lot of this reconciliation that Ive been calling for going back four or five years start...  Breeze54   Jan-14-08 04:24 PM   #19 
  - except 50 or 60 THOUSAND on our enduring bases  leftchick   Jan-14-08 04:27 PM   #20 
  - She'll say anything to get elected.  superconnected   Jan-14-08 04:48 PM   #26 
  - The Damage is done Mrs Clinton.. the damage is done...  rAVES   Jan-14-08 05:23 PM   #29 
  - OMG! now withdrawing from Iraq suddenly becomes a fashion  ckramer   Jan-14-08 07:45 PM   #37 
  - It would be easier for Clinton just to say - "I was wrong! I made a mistak!"  ckramer   Jan-14-08 07:47 PM   #38 
  - Please read more carefully. The headline is misleading.  Bucky   Jan-14-08 08:04 PM   #39 
  - I don't like Hillary...and I am inclined to vote for Edwards or Obama  boricua79   Jan-14-08 08:12 PM   #41 
  - At the Rate of One or Two Brigades a Month....  badgervan   Jan-14-08 08:52 PM   #42 
  - I'll believe it when I see it. Until then, I'm not holding my breath. nt  Javaman   Jan-15-08 09:31 AM   #44 

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