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January 27, 2005

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"The U.S. military presence has become part of the problem, not part of the solution...We need a new plan that sets fair and realistic goals for self-government in Iraq, and works with the Iraqi government on a specific timetable for the honorable homecoming of our forces."

One guess.

(via drudge)

UPDATE

Here's the genuine article:

Forty years ago, America was in another war in a distant land.  At that time, in 1965, we had in Vietnam the same number of troops and the same number of casualties as in Iraq today.

We thought in those early days in Vietnam that we were winning.  We thought the skill and courage of our troops was enough.  We thought that victory on the battlefield would lead to victory in the war, and peace and democracy for the people of Vietnam.

We lost our national purpose in Vietnam.  We abandoned the truth.  We failed our ideals.  The words of our leaders could no longer be trusted.

In the name of a misguided cause, we continued the war too long.  We failed to comprehend the events around us.  We did not understand that our very presence was creating new enemies and defeating the very goals we set out to achieve.  We cannot allow that history to repeat itself in Iraq...

Read the rest, as your stomach allows.

Fucking bleck.


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