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Republican Congressmen: Most Of Us Now Think Iraq War Was A Mistake

by @ 8:43 am on March 19, 2010. Filed under Congress, Foreign Affairs, Iraq, Political Parties, Politics, Republicans

An interesting exchange between occurred today between Congressman Tom McClintock and Congressman Dana Rohrbacher during the Cato Institute’s forum Escalate or Withdraw? Conservatives and the War in Afghanistan:

Rohrbacher: “I will say that the decision to go in, in retrospect, almost all of us think that was a horrible mistake. …Now that we know that it cost a trillion dollars, and all of these years, and all of these lives, and all of this blood… all I can say is everyone I know thinks it was a mistake to go in now.”

McClintock: “I think everyone [in Congress] would agree that Iraq was a mistake.”

H/T: Cato@Liberty

3 Responses to “Republican Congressmen: Most Of Us Now Think Iraq War Was A Mistake”

  1. tfr says:

    So… what? They didn’t think so when Dick and Bush told them not to?

  2. James Young says:

    So what? Hindsight’s a wonderful thing. Sanctimony in those practicing it? Not so much.

  3. Nikolai says:

    So, it was such a mistake that you voted for dubya AGAIN in 2004? If you say you didn’t think it was a mistake as early as/as late as 2004, you are either blind, deaf, and dumb or lying, and if you are lying, you put partisanship ahdead of U.S. and Iraqi citizens very lives. Morons.

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