Two Weeks in Politics -- Take 1
That seems to be a direct hit at the McCain “bomb bomb Iran” and 100 more years in Iraq. It looks as if no matter who wins in November here that all troops – not just combat troops, will be out of Iraq by the end of 2011.
That will still leave Afghanistan – but if we kill enough noncombatants there (like to 90 last week), 2011 might see us out of that country too.
As for the Republicans this week, John McCain had the most surprising announcement of the Democrat’s week by naming Alaska’s first term governor, Sarah Palin, as his running mate and the first women to run for vice president on the Republican ticket.
Hurricane Gustav is closing in on the Gulf Coast and will have greater repercussions than anything the Democrats do on the Republican Convention even though the venue for the convention is Minneapolis-St Paul.