posted on Mar, 30 2009 @ 11:55 AM
When he came into office he made a promise to start getting troops out of iraq. so he didn't do it in three months because he also said that the
situation needs to be evaluated and handled carefully. Which is a much more mature statement saying we will be out by a date.
This is just nitpicking at its best. Fact is, he wasn't being the cowboy and running in and doing something about it. If he had, it could of been
disasterou and the anti-obamamites would of been all over it.
Obama also made a promise to improve our standing in the world. As a commander in chief, he has a responsibility to keep us safe.
By pulling out of Iraq because some people think we should keep to the "date" as promised would give us neither.
Fact is, we can't leave Iraq till it is stabilized. And the United states, after starting an illegal war, would look even more horrible for doing so.
And I am sure the inhabitants would like us to make sure it is stabilized before leaving.
obama has already made the Iraqi government prepare for us leaving. So it is still a promise kept. We are being led out, slowly, and some are going to
And quite frankly, I would much rather the president handle a volatile middle east country in war very carefully, then stick to the expiration
And if all the people on ats can do is sneer and chastise about an expiration date, when other things are so much more important, then the members of
this site is not as informed as I originally thought.
Fact is, if a partial broken, and the most insignificant part of, is all you are concerned about, and is more important to you then the condition we
leave millions of Iraqis and how we interact with the world, then I have nothing more to say.