Although it’s clever, it’s merely typical Beltway politics, too. Our right answer is that (1) it is George Bush’s mess and he should clean it up, but (2) the only viable way to start is to get the fuck out of Iraq.
Upon being asked for the umpteenth time why the Democrats don’t have a plan for Iraq, a Democratic leader — Rep. Charlie Rangel of New York — finally gave the right answer:
“I never understand that question, you have a President that’s in deep shit. He got us into the war, and all the reasons he gave have been proven invalid, and the whole electorate was so pissed off that they got rid of anyone they could have, and then they ask, ‘What is the Democrats’ solution?’”