Originally Posted by BigRedChief
As I've said in this thread and on this forum, the situation on the ground has changed, the political realities have changed, the tactics used in war should be changed etc. I have listed those changes and why I fell differently. Hopefully, he will see the same thing, but the talking heads are all saying Obama is going with the more troops option.
Like ScottFree said, the Afghanistan people and country are not worth the sacrifice of his son. We should focus on hunting down and killing Al-Quaeda.
The situation changed so radically in 8 months vs the course of several years?
He screwed up. He attempted to secure a position by comparing an engagement viewed in a negative public light to one viewed in a positive one during the election. Now that the time has passed and it is his decision not GWBs, he punks out. He is a coward and a liar, IMO.