I heard it a dozen times over the weekend, and now this morning I read it coming from the mouth of DiFi.
“Three years and three months into the war, with all of the losses, the insurgency, the burgeoning civil war that’s taking place, an open-ended time commitment is no longer sustainable,” she said.
“We want to see an end to this thing. We want to transition the mission. That isn’t cutting and running,” Sen. Diane Feinstein said on CNN’s “Late Edition.”
Murtha said it over and over too. The word “Transition” is the new code being used now, mostly because it sounds much more moderate than “withdrawal”. And definitely better than “cut and run”.
Yet, the question not being asked is, transition into what? When you transition from Iraq, what do the Democrats mean? They mean pull out. They mean cut and run. They just don’t want Americans to hear them say that, because polls show it to be an unpopular thought. Not to mention, every time it comes up for a vote in the Congress, cut and run legislation fails miserably.
Democrats – it’s never what they say that matters, it’s what they mean.