9/01/2010

His Lips Were Moving

The President announced last night that "combat operations in Iraq are over." Yeah...right. There are still 50,000 troops in Iraq. Carrying guns. And serving as targets for IEDs and suicide bombers.

But here's the punchline. Today the New York Times reported that Defense Secretary Robert Gates, visiting the troops in Iraq, told them that combat pay still applied. (hat tip Tom Maguire) So pray tell, if combat operations are really over....

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