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Quote of the Day – Iraq irony edition
It begins with a quote from President Obama’s West Point commencement speech:
Mr. Obama all but declared victory in Iraq, crediting the military but not Mr. Bush, who sent more troops in 2007. “A lesser Army might have seen its spirit broken,” Mr. Obama said. “But the American military is more resilient than that. Our troops adapted, they persisted, they partnered with coalition and Iraqi counterparts, and through their competence and creativity and courage, we are poised to end our combat mission in Iraq this summer.”
It ends with our quote of the day from one of my favorite milbloggers, Greyhawk of the Mudville Gazette:
Speaking for myself only, you’re welcome. Ignoring who – besides the troops – does or doesn’t get the credit, it absolutely was a bitch to fight an enemy overseas while a lot of sh*tbags in our own Congress kept saying they had won.
And, of course, one of the “s-bags” in question was the speaker at the West Point commencement.