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Dems and The War


I wonder if, in urging Bush to “stay the course” and continue inspections and diplomacy, Locke is expressing a psychological impulse of his party. When Bush does pull the trigger on war, it may well cause huge problems for the Democratic party. Right now, the whole party can unite behind Locke’s message–although the peaceniks probably wanted something stronger (or rather, weaker). That unity may not be possible in a few weeks.


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