"Keep in mind again, federal candidates, [Afghanistan] was a war of Obama’s choosing. This is not something the United States had actively prosecuted or wanted to engage in. ... It was the president who was trying to be cute by half by flipping a script demonizing Iraq, while saying the battle really should be in Afghanistan. Well, if he’s such a student of history, has he not understood that you know that’s the one thing you don’t do, is engage in a land war in Afghanistan? All right, because everyone who has tried, over a thousand years of history, has failed," - Michael Steele, still chairman of the RNC.

Wow. The RNC chair is now offering a brutal critique of the utopian delusions of neoconservatism. Pity Steele is an idiot. We could actually have a debate on the right on this if others in the GOP start to echo this common sense.

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