Longer than World War II...
with no end in sight.
The war in Iraq has now lasted longer than the U.S. involvement in the war that President Bush's father fought in, World War II. As of Sunday, the conflict in Iraq has raged for three years and just over eight months.The President who was so decisive when he took us into this war that he didn't listen to anyone but himself and Cheney now doesn't know what to do and is looking for cover by waiting for word from his "advisors."
Only the Vietnam War (eight years, five months), the Revolutionary War (six years, nine months), and the Civil War (four years), have engaged America longer.
Bush says he still is undecided whether to start bringing U.S. troops home from Iraq or add to the 140,000 there now.
He is awaiting the conclusions of several top-to-bottom studies, including a military review by Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Expected soon, too, are recommendations from an outside blue-ribbon commission headed by former Secretary of State James Baker, a Republican close to the Bush family, and former Rep. Lee Hamilton, an Indiana Democrat who was one of the leaders of the Sept. 11 commission.
Here's some advice George (and Joe), GET OUT OF IRAQ NOW. Leave the future of Iraq to the Iraqis and BRING THE TROOPS HOME.
Worse President in history.