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A Fired-Up Debate Turns To Iraq

Q: Are you seeking to end the Iraq war, or to win it?

Hillary: I’m going to bring our troops home.
Hillary also called it “the so-called surge.” Huh? What’s so-called about it?
Edwards says “there has been a little bit, to be fair, but there has been no serious political progress” among the factions in Iraq.
Hillary opposes permanent bases and long-term commitments of troops to Iraq.
After an hour and twelve minutes, Wolf says, “we’re just getting started.” There’s more of this? Dadgumit, man, we’re already 12 minutes into the Terminator show.
Do we really need two hours of debates, with three candidates? I could see the length when the stage was crowded with six or seven candidates. As it is, we’re probably going to get about between thirty-five and forty minutes from each candidate, once you subtract the time to ask the questions (and Wolf & Co. have been pretty restrained tonight).

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