Sunday, August 31, 2008

The Odd Couple

Senator Barack Obama, from his campaign website:
Immediately upon taking office, Obama will give his Secretary of Defense and military commanders a new mission in Iraq: ending the war. The removal of our troops will be responsible and phased, directed by military commanders on the ground and done in consultation with the Iraqi government. Military experts believe we can safely redeploy combat brigades from Iraq at a pace of 1 to 2 brigades a month that would remove them in 16 months.
Senator Joe Biden, from A New Compact for Iraq, Remarks To The Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C. (June 21, 2005) at 12:
[W]e [could] call it quits and withdraw. I think that would be a gigantic mistake for the reasons I stated earlier. Or we can set a deadline for pulling out, which I fear will only encourage our enemies to wait us out, equally a mistake.
Can two Democrat Senators share a Presidential ticket without driving each other crazy?

(via The Corner)


OBloodyhell said...

I see another McCain commercial on the way -- once again "filled with bile and hatred", as we by now realize describes anything which does not view Obama as the most wondrously awe-ful thing to be found on earth in the last 1950-odd years.

Assistant Village Idiot said...

I don't think they'll have trouble with discordant views. Opinions are temporary for both Biden and Obama anyway.

Carl said...

Well said, AVI.

Anonymous said...

Who is the bigger power and control freak: McCain or Palin?

Seems as though Iran is a far greater threat to freedom and humanity then Iraq, but the Bush administration lets Iran systematically continue to increase its military might and threaten to destroy democracies and all religions other then Islam.

Maybe Obama and Biden will face the facts about Iran. Bush has not dealt with this real threat to life and liberty.