There's been much frustration for those who believed Democrats when they campaigned that they would pull us out of Iraq, as soon as possible, and then voted accordingly in the last congressional election. The lack of success on that "promise" could only be more irritating now that Barack Obama has started to modify his position held during the primary race, though that appears to still be in flux, depending on who he's talking to at the time. So, there must be cheering in some quarters, if not at least a sigh of relief, at some of the latest news coming out of Iraq. As introduced by Ed Morrissey at HotAir (read it all):
Iraqi intelligence says that al-Qaeda in Iraq’s leadership has taken a powder. The main leader, Abu Ayyub al-Masri, has taken several of his top commanders and fled to Afghanistan or Pakistan, leaving behind an organization in chaos. [...] (AQI bugging out of Iraq)
Oh, my bad, it is Al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) that may be ending that war in defeat, rather than U.S. forces. Unfortunately, I don't think Democrats can run on the campaign slogan of, "AQI is following the strategy of defeat we recommended for the United States, vote for us!"
I'm sure The Obama, who knows no limits to spin and distortion, may find a way. But is that really something honorable Democrats want to brag about?
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