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Wishing failure?

Why are people still questioning why someone would wish failure on Obama's policies when many LIBERAL DEMOCRATS wanted the war in Iraq to fail.

In your opinion~Isn't that the same as saying you want the troops to fail?

Examples and Quotes:
Democrat, Nancy Pelosi-“The purpose of the surge was to create a secure time for the government of Iraq to make the political change to bring reconciliation to Iraq,” Pelosi said on CNN’s “Late Edition.” “They have not done that.”

Democrat, Harry Ried-April 20, 2007: "the war in Iraq is lost"

Democrat, Jack Murtha-"Our troops overreacted because of the pressure on them. And they killed innocent civilians in cold blood. " (about an incident that the troops were investigated and FOUND INNOCENT)

Democrat, Joe Biden September 9, 2007: “I mean, the truth of the matter is that, that the — America’s — this administration’s policy and the surge are a failure...

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Asked by grlygrlz2 at 8:54 AM on Mar. 2, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (54)
  • frustratedeye rolling


    Answer by Anonymous at 8:54 AM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • What you have posted doesn't say anything about them "wanting" to fail. You imply that that is there intent.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:56 AM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • I do wish failure to his policies. I pray that socialized healthcare does not pass and his wealth redistribution comes back to bite him in the butt too and if he considers that a personal failure....then so be it.

    Answer by momofsaee at 8:57 AM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • This is a very well thought out post with an excellent message!



    Answer by mustbeGRACE at 8:58 AM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • All of your quotes fail to prove a DESIRE for failure. Rather, they illustrate the common point of view that the war IS a failure. Big difference.

    Answer by BlueFrogMama at 8:58 AM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • None of what you have quoted proves that these people WANTED anything to fail, they're just pointing out the fact that it DID.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:59 AM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • This is a very well thought out post with an excellent message!

    Wish I could see things the way you do, I see nothing but implied ideas to these situations.

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:59 AM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • Anon.. lol.. So "wanting" and quotes stating Democrats quoting the surge/war in Iraq was a failure are different how? Please explain...

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 9:00 AM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • Thanks, grly. I was hoping someone would do some research and back up this issue. The liberal media and the politicians who were out in front continually searching for failure, and found every dot and dittle to claim Bush as such.

    So the pot can't call the kettle black?

    Answer by lifeasinoit at 9:01 AM on Mar. 2, 2009

  • Just all part of their plan.They are radical liberals and this is the typical tactics.

    Answer by tnmomofive at 9:02 AM on Mar. 2, 2009

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