Dems marching orders

Keene, David
September 2007
Hill;9/11/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 103, p29
The author reflects on the action taken by President George W. Bush and congressional Democratic leaders with regards to the Iraq War. According to the author, Bush seems finally to have been able to get Americans fearful of a defeat in Iraq to give some credence to his argument that Iraq about their national security. The author said that the President and Democratic leaders put themselves in a position where events almost completely beyond their control can make or break them.


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