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August 23, 2007

Quagmire: Democrats Trapped In Iraq Debate

A digest of the Democrats grudgingly admitting the surge is a success.

GOP congressional aide tells the Political Bulletin, "We think it is interesting to hear Democrats reluctantly admitting that the surge has been a tactical success. It's fascinating considering the ride they've been on since January and that all Democrats in Congress voted to condemn the surge in one form or fashion." Republicans are speculating that with the recent drop in blockbuster attacks and American troop deaths in Iraq, the Democrats are a bit concerned that pushing for an immediate withdrawal might appear defeatist. Sen. Hillary Clinton was the latest to say that the new tactics are working, though she still wants troops returned home. The GOP sees some of the comments about the troop surge as a way for Democrats to adjust to the changing character of the war in advance of the Petraeus report. But Republicans are not going to let voters forget about prior Democratic attacks on the war, though they are promoting the new Democratic comments on the surge in talking points sent to supporters, updated as recently as yesterday with pro-surge comments from Michigan Democrat Sen. Carl Levin.

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