Skip to comments.Santorum Wants Non-Partisan Panel To Evaluate Iraq War
Posted on 01/06/2006 5:15:46 AM PST by Wolfie
Santorum Wants Non-Partisan Panel To Evaluate Iraq War
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rick Santorum yesterday wrote a letter to President Bush asking him to create an independent, non-partisan commission to objectively evaluate progress in Iraq.
The letter is a significant shift by the Pennsylvania Republican, whose stalwart support for nearly all aspects of the Bush administration's policies in Iraq could be a significant handicap in his race against state Treasurer Robert P. Casey this year if Pennsylvanians' support for the war continues to decline.
Mr. Santorum told the president that he was joining other members of Congress in their call for a panel that could "objectively and critically report" progress in Iraq to build Americans' confidence and trust in the mission.
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he should tie a knot in that rope he is at the end of
What is that?
Don't be too hard on Rick. He's been a private citizen, and he's been Royalty. No doubt which one he prefers.
And to think PA coulda had Toomey.
No need for this, the media is doing a fine job.
I don't know. He's not acting like he WANTS to be re-elected, is he? :)
It was nice knowing you, Santorum. You are going to lose badly. At the very least, you could go out gracefully, instead of abandoning your principles in such a shameful way.
Why not let the FREED IRAQI PEOPLE evaluate the war, hmm?
If the phrase non-partisan ever had any meaning in American politics, it certainly lost it decades ago. What a stupid suggestion. What a stupid idea.
Talk about stupid. In DC "non-partisan" always translates to "Democrats running rampant over jelly-spined RINOs".
However, I think it would be just a waste of taxpayer money.
The liberal media has already made up it's mind on the war and is determined to spin it to look as bad as possible. It doesn't matter who's describing what's happening there, they will still report the bad things and ignore the good.
There is already plenty of facts and figures on the war and the situation in Iraq that are publicly available.
We don't need to pay a bunch of bureaucrats to look at them because their findings will be spun as well.
It appears that many in Congress do not do anything without a dollar so wonder who is paying for a "non-partisan panel"?
Someone tell him to put the shovel down. His political grave is deep enough. Buh bye.
What a POS RINO BUMP!!
Exactly, that does not exist. What do they think they can find a panel that does not have a view on the Iraq war and take an objective look. Someone is smoking crack.
Haven't we had enough "panels" on this war already? It seems like there is always some commission, somewhere trying to drag this was through the mud. And then when they don't find anything, the media crows as if they did.
It's like the Doelfur Report. It flatly rejects so many of the crazy arguments we've heard from the left, and yet they just go ahead and pretend that it doesn't.
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