John wasn’t the only one to discuss Harry Reid’s declaration of defeat in Iraq on the AOL blog today. In this post, I argued that (1) losing Iraq means having our enemies accomplish their major objectives in that country, (2) so far our enemies haven’t achieved them, (3) the only way they likely will achieve them is if we withdraw, (4) therefore, only Democrats like Harry Reid can inflict defeat on us, and (5) Reid’s statement (which he is now trying to walk away from) was probably an attempt to preempt critcism of Democrats if they force a withdrawal and defeat follows (if the war was already lost, then the Dems didn’t inflict the defeat).
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