‘eerily like vietnam escalation’

from raw story: Appearing on The O’Reilly Factor, retired Lt. Colonel Oliver North, who hosts Fox News Channel’s War Stories, said that he doesn’t support President Bush’s plan to for 20,000 additional ground troops in Iraq.

In this clip, O’Reilly quips that the conservative military analyst, best known for his key role in the Iran-Contra affair, is aligning himself with Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi when he claims that Bush’s “surge” plan “sounds eerily like Lyndon Johnson’s plan to save Vietnam in the 60s by gradual escalation as a way not to lose.”

One response to “‘eerily like vietnam escalation’”

  1. movermike Avatar

    It does have that feeling. Escalation after escalation will not work and will be a sign of weakness. We need to show that we have the stomach for the down and dirty, make them weep make them bleed type of war.

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