Don’t piss on progress

by Karoli on August 18, 2010 · 264 comments

I am grateful beyond words that the last combat troops are leaving Iraq today. For those of you inclined to say, “but, but, but…there’s 50,000 left there!” I point you to these statistics. Note Afghanistan and Iraq have not been updated since May, 2010.

This was a war that didn’t have to happen, but it did. Today should be a day for celebration because at the very least, this war is over. And don’t forget, the remaining 50,000 troops are scheduled to leave Iraq by December, 2011.


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