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Friday, December 23, 2005

None Dare Call It…

Posted by on December 23 at 12:06 PM

Wasn’t this high treason when Rep. Murtha suggested a few weeks ago?

Just days after Iraq’s elections, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld on Friday announced the first of what is likely to be a series of U.S. combat troop drawdowns in Iraq in 2006.

I guess we can go ahead and start drawing down our troop levels now, since the recent election in Iraq was a big success and peace is breaking out all overóbut wait, this just in:

Large demonstrations broke out across [Iraq] Friday to denounce parliamentary elections that protesters say were rigged in favor of the main religious Shiite coalition…. Several hundred thousand people demonstrated after noon prayers in southern Baghdad Friday, many carrying banners decrying last week’s elections. Many Iraqis outside the religious Shiite coalition allege that the elections were unfair to smaller Sunni Arab and secular Shiite groups.

“We refuse the cheating and forgery in the elections,” one banner read.

Excuse me, but if cheating and forgery good enough for Florida and Ohio, then they’re good enough for Iraq too.