Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Why We Must Stay in Afghanistan

A Lousy Piece by a so-called liberal and Obama Supporter

By Marie Cocco

"......President Barack Obama pledged during his campaign to redirect American resources from Iraq to the effort to wrest Afghanistan from the Taliban’s tightening hold and from the grip of the poverty, corruption and regional lawlessness that enabled al-Qaida to make the country a haven. To abandon Obama’s nascent strategy there before seeing if it can work is folly.

And it would be a betrayal.

The activist, liberal Democrats who powered Obama to the Democratic presidential nomination last year based on his opposition to the Iraq war are the ones who are souring most quickly on Afghanistan, polls show......."

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