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On the NewsHour tonight, Sen. Reid allowed that the surge has “helped.”

“We sent other troops over there, and there are a lot of reasons the surge certainly hasn’t hurt.  It’s helped.  I recognize that.”

(The Newshour With Jim Lehrer, PBS, December 21, 2007)

But it wasn’t that long ago when Reid infamously said that the war was “lost” and the surge wasn’t “accomplishing anything.”

“Now, I believe, myself, that the secretary of state, the secretary of defense — and you have to make your own decision as to what the president knows — that this war is lost and that the surge is not accomplishing anything…”

(Sen. Harry Reid, Press Conference, April 19, 2007)


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