Spineless Democrats taking heat

If there was ever any doubt as to the spinelessness of the Democrats, Harry Reid has dispelled it.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The new Democratic-led Congress is drawing the ire of voters upset with its failure to quickly deliver on a promise to end the Iraq war.“I understand their disappointment,” said Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid (of Nevada. “We raised the bar too high.”

In winning control of Congress from President George W. Bush‘s Republicans last November, Democrats told voters they would move swiftly to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq.

Harry Reid thinks it’s unrealistic to expect those elected to office to do their job. With the control of the Congress and the control of spending bills, the Democrats could end the war today if they wanted to, but self interest and careerism proved too much of a temptation.

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