Friday, July 21, 2006

Sen. Reid: "100 a day being killed .. we need .. a debate"

If you had been wondering how bad things would have to get in Iraq before the Democratic leadership in Congress would start publicly questioning the Bush Administration about it you now have your answer -- this bad.
Declaring that he believes the situation in Iraq has devolved into a civil war, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday he plans to try to bring the war back up for debate on the Senate floor.

The Nevada Democrat said he has been "somewhat gingerly approaching this.... No longer. There is a civil war going on in Iraq. In the last two months, more than 6,000 Iraqis have been killed. That's averaging more than 100 a day being killed in Iraq and we need to make sure there is a debate on this."

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