No, it’s not sad and pathetic because of the truth the political cartoon is telling, it’s sad and pathetic because of why this happened.
We left Iraq for no other reason than the people in power had so much hatred for Bush and Repubs that they put their own vindictive interests above the interests of the American people, the people of Iraq, and the people of the rest of the world.
Their sanctimonious bullshitting and bitching became an overwhelming impetuous to do something massively stupid, costly, dangerous, and, I will add, murderous.
We can argue until the cows come home as to whether or not we should have been in Iraq in the first place, none of that arguing will change that fact that we went there, our military did what they do best (kick ass and take names), and we instituted a fledgling democratically elected government, albeit, a government…
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