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Monday, December 06, 2004

Chafee Calls It Like It Is

Man, people like this don't have a place in the Republican Party anymore. And when I say "people like this" I mean, well, people who don't swallow bullshit and are willing to take a stand. Lincoln Chafee, the most likely GOP senator to pull a Jeffords and switch to independent or D (though he insists he won't), says that after returning from Iraq recently he has concluded that it has gotten worse in the last year and that it was "frightening at times." Well, with all due respect Senator (and I do respect this guy, though not for his ridiculously blind party loyalty, if in name only), but everyone with half a brain knows that ... right, I forgot, that doesn't include 54 of your senate colleagues. Here's the story, by CNN.

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