Iraq — Remind Me Again Why We Did This?


by Steve Deace

I take no pleasure in writing this. I can’t imagine how my fellow Americans who lost loved ones fighting and dying in Iraq, or Iraqi civilians who suffered the same, are feeling at the news coming out of that country at the moment.

We were told “mission accomplished.” We were told we were “bringing Democracy to the Middle East.” We were told that we brought the war in Iraq “to a responsible end.”

This doesn’t look our mission was accomplished to me. This doesn’t look like Democracy to me. This doesn’t look like a responsible end to me. But judge for yourself. Here are some headlines out of Iraq today:

Revenge Beheadings Have Begun in Iraq (The article describes an “orgy” of beheadings)

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