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That's one asterisk for every U.S. military death in Iraq (not to mention the uncounted tens of thousands of Iraqi deaths), thus far--from a war waged on lies and perpetuated on false hopes, and one for which is there is no end in sight. Our "MBA President" surely took enough statistics classes back in the day to realize the pace of American deaths is accelerating, not improving, which might conceivably make him question the wisdom of continuing. But after seeing his most recent comments ("the best way to honor the sacrifice of our fallen troops is to complete the mission"), I see that's not much of a possibility.

October 26, 2005 in Current Affairs | Permalink

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