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Gates: Reid’s Remark That Iraq
War Was ‘Lost’ Was ‘Disgraceful’

National Review Magazine, by Andrew Johnson

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 1/15/2014 1:59:23 PM

Harry Reid’s remark in 2007 that the Iraq War was “lost” while troops were still on the ground was one of the “most disgraceful” things Robert Gates has heard in all his years of public service, Gates told the hosts of Morning Joe on Wednesday. “The troops believed and believe that they were being successful in their mission, so I think they were able, to a certain extent, to set aside the politics here at home,” said the former defense secretary. “Although, and I make the point in the book, when you have somebody like the Senate majority leader come out

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Not only did GWB have to contend with the terrorists flooding into Iraq for their "jihad" at the encouragement of OBL, he had to contend with the likes of Reid and the DemocRAT party who were effectively a fifth column aligned with the terrorists.
The Surge worked, Iraq was liberated, one of the worst state sponsors of terror of the 20th century was neutralized and the fact that Reid didn´t resign back then demonstrates the moral bankruptcy of he and his entire party.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: JAN, 1/15/2014 2:31:35 PM     (No. 9693260)

Reid had the full support of all the dems in congress and the entire America hating leftist media the world over.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: shmowry1, 1/15/2014 2:36:51 PM     (No. 9693272)

The fact that Reid keeps being reelected is a disgrace. Shame on you Nevada.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: farmwife, 1/15/2014 2:52:13 PM     (No. 9693294)

The fact that Democrats chose this weasel, this petty, little man as their leader tells us as much about them as it does about him.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: hotcorner, 1/15/2014 2:58:32 PM     (No. 9693302)

Popular Governer Sandoval may run against Reid in 2016. We Nevadans are embarrassed and disgraced by this small minded anti-American every day. Time to go Harry.At a time when America needed you, you failed us.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 1/15/2014 3:13:54 PM     (No. 9693319)

OP said it all.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: TXknitter, 1/15/2014 4:35:47 PM     (No. 9693420)

Praying that the good conservative Americans in Nevada get a Cruz-like candidate to force Reid´s retirement.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: marthaville, 1/15/2014 5:57:34 PM     (No. 9693517)

Harry Reid was supposedly a Marine. Either that is not true or Reid has mental problems. Probably the latter. The man is nuts.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: fayebeck, 1/15/2014 6:23:45 PM     (No. 9693547)

Also disgraceful was the absolute silence from President Bush and Sec. Gates. Not for one second would Truman (whom I despise) and FDR (whom I also despise) have remained silent had an opposition leader had said the same as Reid.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: djcdjc, 1/17/2014 7:41:45 AM     (No. 9695277)

The Senate is lost.

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