Sunday, July 01, 2007

Weekend Video Theatre: Courageous Waiting

Earlier this week, I mentioned the press that Senator Lugar (R-IN) was getting for a speech he gave denouncing the Bush policy in Iraq, and stating that the window of time we have to reverse course before total disaster is closing. Lost in all the celebrations of his return to reality was the fine print... namely that he had no plans to act on these statements, whether by supporting Democratic proposals for withdrawal or by creating one of his own. It was the kind of faux-courageous stand that the U.S. Senate is known for.

Stephen Colbert congratulated the Senator on his amazingly super-bold stand-

[UPDATE: Sen. Lugar clarifies... he does support withdrawal. But what will he do about it?]


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