Candidates Against The Afghan Plan

President Obama hasn't even made the announcement yet, and some 2010 candidates are lining up to oppose his expected decision to send over 30,000 more troops to Afghanistan: Hotline OnCall's Reid Wilson reports that Ohio Secretary of State/Senate candidate Jennifer Brunner (D), Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA), and Massachusetts AG Martha Coakley, who leads in the race for Sen. Ted Kennedy's seat, all oppose the putative increase. Specter's primary opponent, former Admiral and Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA), wants a "comprehensive exit strategy" to accompany the buildup.

Add to that list Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a freshman Republican from Utah's third district, who, despite his party's support for the campaign, is calling on Obama to withdraw. Expect a few more reactions, particularly from liberal Democratic primary candidates, after President Obama actually spells out what the next course of action is.