So let me get this straight.....

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    After spending just a little time watching Faux News after President Obama's speech, I think I heard nearly 2 dozen times that Obama should have thanked Bush for his "vision" for the surge and that he should have declared "victory" in Iraq. WTF? We won? Do these history and military geniuses also consider Vietnam and Korea "victories" simply because our troops did their jobs??
     
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    yea we put on hannity right after. was hilarious with him and john mccain
     
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    SO, besides killing more Iraqis, and getting more of our own troops killed, did you understand what the "great success" of the surge was, exactly?
     
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    Sounds like they wanted Obama to give Bush a blowjob to thank him for saving the world.
     
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    you're no position to call anyone too stupid or partisan to understand what happened....even obama says you're being stupid adn partisan on this issue:

    LANCASTER, Pa. — Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama said Thursday that the escalation of U.S. troops in Iraq, which he had opposed, has succeeded in reducing violence "beyond our wildest dreams."

    Obama: Iraq surge exceeds expectations - Politics - Decision '08 - Barack Obama News - msnbc.com
     
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    And this violence was caused by.......wait for it. OUR invasion of their sovereign nation. Does anyone else see the irony in the "success" of the surge? Basically, if the surge was such a success, doesn't that simply mean tha Bush didn't have shit for a plan to begin with and didn't send enough troops to do the job originally? Another name for the "surge" could easily have been "do-over"....
     
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    Let me ask you, what were the goals of the Iraq war?

    If I recall correctly, the goal was to make sure that we were not held hostage by a regime that was willing to use weapons of mass murder. While the fact that we did not find any WMDs in Iraq is indisputable, it is also indisputable that the regime of Saddam Hussein, which demonstrated a willingness to use WMDs on its own people, is no longer in control of Iraq. I would be hard pressed to call that a failure, as you seem to be willing to do.

    The problem with the left is they have a problem with winning and loosing. Life is not a environment where everyone wins, and it never will be. It is not even an environment where the best, the brightest, or the good win.
     
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    So....Bush was in fact nation building then? I find that hard to believe. However, even if he was, what did WE get out of it? WHY was it worth the lives of nearly 4500 US soldiers?
     
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    and obama says you're wrong...suck on that
     
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    So, now you agree with Obama????? Wow....talk about a hack....good luck with that.
     

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