Thompson: Iraqi Insurgents "A Bunch Of Kids With IEDs"

03/28/2008 02:45 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Peter Hamby CNN

At a campaign stop in South Carolina Wednesday, Fred Thompson said that the Iraqi insurgency is made up of "a bunch of kids with improvised explosive devices," and suggested that the appearance of losing to such an enemy would harm U.S. national security.

Thompson was confronted about Iraq by a Bluffton resident named Bernhard Steinhouse, who asked Thompson whether he would bring back U.S. forces from the country.

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