Winning the Campaign REQUIRES Losing the War

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    What Drives the Democrats?
    By Jeff Jacoby, Boston Globe
    April 29, 2007

    Legislation passed by congressional Democrats last week would force US troops to abandon Iraq beginning Oct. 1. Though a veto was foreordained, the vote was great news for the jihadis in Iraq, their second such morale boost in a week. On April 19, Senate majority leader Harry Reid had run up a white flag, declaring that "this war is lost and the surge is not accomplishing anything" -- music to the ears of Al Qaeda and its allies.

    Why is the Democratic Party so wedded to defeat in Iraq? What drives its determination to see this war end in American failure?

    for full article:
    http://www.boston.com/news/globe/ed...rticles/2007/04/29/what_drives_the_democrats/
     

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