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LostInAnomie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:14 PM
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If we pull out of Iraq in 2010, will the Republicans claim that we lost the war?
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 08:14 PM by LostInAnomie
That essentially seems to be the claim of McCain. Regardless of the outcome, and regardless or the Iraqi government's own requests, a withdrawl will be considered a loss.

When we leave, will the Republicans go public claiming we've lost the war?
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billyoc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:15 PM
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1. Yes, to them leaving is losing.
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LostInAnomie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:18 PM
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3. I just find it hard to believe that they would actually go on record saying that.
I would think it would be political suicide.
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WHEN CRABS ROAR Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:17 PM
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2. We can't leave they have our oil.
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stray cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:21 PM
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4. yes - the dems are still blamed for losing in Vietnam...
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 08:22 PM by dmordue
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AlCzervik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:23 PM
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5. the gop has defense contractors to think about.
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Tierra_y_Libertad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:23 PM
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6. Will they ACKNOWLEDGE we lost the war?
Which nobody, Republicans or Democrats, seems ready to do.
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stray cat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:24 PM
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8. If things go south they will be all over how the dems cut and run and lost the war
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Stinky The Clown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:23 PM
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7. In a word .......... yes.
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DinahMoeHum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:26 PM
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9. We should PUSH BACK and say that if it weren't for the Republikkkans
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 08:28 PM by DinahMoeHum
we would never have gone into Iraq to begin with.

The fact is, the Republikkkans lost this occupation BEFORE it even started, and THEY lost it starting from when they even considered the notion of going into Iraq.

They should have realized from the start that the Iraqis would not consider them to be liberators.

So, anything they have to say about it now or then ain't worth shit.

Fuck 'em all.

:nuke:
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frogcycle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 08:46 PM
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10. Of COURSE they will
the dems will be in power, and they will say the dems "cut and ran"
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tabasco Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:08 PM
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11. When do we declare victory?
Somebody ask McCain.
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ashling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:26 PM
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12. It doesn't matter what happens - they'll say we lost the war
because for some inexplicable reason they always get to define the meaning of "lose", "win","victory","defeat" and wll permutations of that concept. As if it is our ever was ours to "win" or "lose" anyway. The whole goddam thing is a loss.! One great big frickin loss ov lives, money, energy, an d potential. What a waste
:cry:

please excuse the imevitable typos as my left eye is still pretty messed up. :shrug:
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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:22 PM
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13. Does your neighbor's dog shit in your yard?
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HawkerHurricane Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 10:30 PM
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14. Yes.
Everything is blamed on the Democrats. From the 'war' in Iraq failure to dandruff.
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