Wednesday, April 5, 2006

If It's Not Working For Them, Why Do We Think It'll Work For Us?

Gee, here's news: even Republicans are having a hard time explaining to their constituents why we're in Iraq. From the Washington Post:

"It'll take a miracle to get out of there [Iraq]," Donnelly [a resident at a senior center] told her tablemates as [Republican Rep. Christopher]Shays worked his way around the dining room recently. "This is a mess, and we need people asking questions -- which I don't think the Republicans are doing."

She doesn't think the Republicans are asking questions? Hell, most of the Democrats aren't asking questions, either, as witnessed by the majority of Judiciary Committee Democrats who didn't even bother to show up for the first hearing on Russ Feingold's censure motion. If centrist Republicans like Chris Shays are feeling the pressure to move to the left, and to oppose the war, why the hell are our party's leaders still pushing us to the center, and supporting the war?

Well, OK, cowardice, polltaking, bad advice, and ego. But you knew it was a rhetorical question.

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