Just In Time
“[The Pentagon is] hopeful that the 135,000-strong U.S. force could be cut by as much as 50 percent by mid-2006.” Mid-2006! Just before the elections! Clearly, the Republicans are freaking out about the worsening war on their hands. But I can’t imagine how leaving 66000 Americans in the middle of hostile Iraq will protect vulnerable red seats in the Senate and Congress.