On Iraq, Pretending the Past Doesn't Exist Doesn't Help...Or Make It Go Away

It's a damn good thing that Democrats are now trying to one up each other in opposing President Bush's plan to escalate the War in Iraq and bring this conflict to an end. This is the success of grassroots organizing and pressure, showing why those activities are so important and how they can really change the political debate. That said, the fact that some of the highest profile politicians are calling for a halt to the escalation and end to the war without explaining their previous statements is troubling.

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