Revolution#121, February 24, 2008

If You Think Obama or Clinton Will Stop the War, Listen to Bush’s Defense Secretary

From the New York Times Magazine, February 10, 2008:

“[Bush’s Defense Secretary Robert Gates] recalled watching one of the early Democratic presidential debates. The moderator asked the candidates if they would promise to withdraw all U.S. troops from Iraq by 2013, the end of the first term. The three candidates with the highest poll ratings all declined to make that pledge. Gates remembered saying to himself, ‘My work here is done.’”

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