In Case You Didn’t Hear it the First Kabillion Times….
So the ObamAdmin’s response to the WikiLeaks papers:
“We are in this region of the world because of what happened on 9/11,” Mr. Gibbs said. “Ensuring that there is not a safe haven in Afghanistan by which attacks against this country and countries around the world can be planned. That’s why we’re there, and that’s why we’re going to continue to make progress on this relationship.”
Because it is still 2002. Forget the past 8 years. Or the past 16 Friedman Units. By golly, we’ll get it right this time!
“Those policies are at a critical stage, and these documents may very well underscore the stakes and make the calibrations needed to get the policy right more urgent,” said Senator John Kerry, a Massachusetts Democrat who is the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee and has been an influential supporter of the war.