Now this is the kind of politics I like to see from the minority party! (From today's Republican e-mail)
Jack Murtha’s Iraq Policy
Why Democrats Cannot Be Trusted with Our National Security
Murtha on June 3: "I'm absolutely convinced right now the
SURGE ISN’T WORKING...."
Murtha on July 12: “It's a failed policy wrapped in illusion.
NOTHING’S GOTTEN BETTER … I don't acknowledge there has been any progress made … there's no progress being made.’”
Murtha on Nov. 29: “I think the SURGE IS WORKING.”
Murtha on Nov. 30: “The fact remains that the war in Iraq
CANNOT BE WON militarily…”
FLASHBACK: Dem Leader Says Progress in Iraq a “Real Big Problem for Us”
“…of late there have been signs that the commander of U.S. forces might be preparing something more generally positive.
[House Democrat Whip James] Clyburn said that would be ‘a real big problem for us.” (The Washington Post, 7/30/07)
TODAY: “Murtha's comments on 'surge' are a problem for House Democrats”
"’This could be a real headache for us,‘ said one top House Democratic aide... ‘Pelosi is going to be furious.’” (The Politico, 11/29/07