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Memo To Right-Wing: Withdrawal Timetable Now Doubleplusgood

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I'm on a lot of strange press lists, so I get a lot of strange press releases, but this is the first time I've ever gotten one from another dimension, I have to admit.

Maliki's Leverage Over Bush

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Because the clock is running out on Bush and because his domestic popularity continues to fall, Maliki is using the international media to boost his own popularity with the voters in Iraq.

The Cut-and-Runners Have Won, and They're Bush/Cheney

Marty Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

Now that Condi has negotiated a timetable for withdrawal from Iraq, all the Republican rhetorical crap of the post-Mission Accomplished era, which was masquerading as statesmanship, is now inoperative.

Meet the Bloggers: Darcy Burner Can End the Iraq War Responsibly

ZP Heller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
ZP Heller

When it comes to the Iraq war, the question is no longer whether the U.S. should end it, but how.  On yesterday's Meet the Bloggers, special guest Darcy Burner made the case for A Responsible Plan to End the War in Iraq, which she co-authored earlier this year. 

Friday Talking Points [39] -- Republican Elitism Edition

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

For only the fourth (or fifth, depending on how you count) time in his presidency, George W. Bush had a veto overridden by both houses of Congress thi...

War Is Over (If Maliki Wants It)

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Without a microscopic examination of the seething cauldron of Iraqi partisan politics, it's safe to say that Maliki knows which way the wind is blowing. The Iraqi people want to know -- "when is the U.S. leaving?"