Monday, June 4, 2007

Democrats Plan To Hammer The Republicans Over Iraq

Los Angeles Times:
Democratic congressional leaders, whose efforts to force a withdrawal from Iraq were stymied last month, plan a summer of repeated Iraq-related votes designed to force Republican lawmakers to abandon the White House before the fall.

At the same time, antiwar groups are expanding their campaign to pressure GOP incumbents in their home states.

Both efforts seek to ensure that anxious Republican lawmakers — many of whom have said they want to wait until September to assess President Bush's Iraq strategy — get no break from the war over the summer.
Keep the pressure on, and more and more Republicans will abandon Bush.

There's been a lot of bitching and moaning in the liberal blogosphere, over the Democrats' failure to end the war, but a large majority of House Democrats has now voted twice to do so. The near unanimous support for the war by Republicans, coupled with the slim Democratic margin of majority, has thus far prevented that majority of Democrats from succeeding. This political battle is not over...

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