January 30, 2009

HOPE AND CHANGE: Clyburn scoffs at Iraq withdrawal timetables. “Rep. Jim Clyburn, one of Obama’s key allies in Congress, waltzes away from Obama’s commitment to a 16-month timetable for withdrawal from Iraq. This doesn’t displease me, of course, except for the rank hypocrisy of Democrats like Clyburn during the campaign. . . . Talk about sunshine patriots! When Bush was in the White House, Clyburn did everything he could to undermine the war effort. Now that his ally has the job, Clyburn suddenly wants to play Wise Old Man. Feh.”