Friday, December 08, 2006

Congressional Inaction On Iraq Policy Noted

You have to appreciate the rare occasion when someone who is respected as an old colleague and foreign policy sage castigates the current cowardly Congress for having neglected their fiduciary duty to the nation.

Lee Hamilton testifying yesterday at the Senate Armed Services Committee:

Hamilton also told the senators that they are part of the problem. "I, frankly, am not that impressed with what the Congress has been able to do," said the 34-year House veteran. "I think the Congress has been extraordinarily timid in its exercise of its constitutional responsibilities on the question of warmaking and conducting war."

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