Friday, November 10, 2006

Finally, A Man with a Plan

George McGovern, the former senator and Democratic presidential candidate, said Thursday that he will meet with more than 60 members of Congress next week to recommend a strategy to remove U.S. troops from Iraq by June.


"The best way to reduce this insurgency is to get the American forces out of there," McGovern said. "That's what's driving this insurgency."


McGovern's plan, as written in his new book, "Out of Iraq: A Practical Plan for Withdrawal Now", also calls for the United States to remove hired mercenaries from the region, push for the removal of British troops and establish a temporary transitional force, similar to police, made up of Muslims from the region.

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I am so relieved! I just might purchased this book, if my local supermarket runs out of toilet paper.


Blogger Gray Dog said...

Isn't this book just a revision of his 1972 convention speech? Just change Vietnam with Iraq.

10:10 AM  

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