Opinion: Trump is repeating Bush’s boondoggleMarch 27, 2019 pm31 8:53 pm

On May 1, 2003, aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln, President George W. Bush stood before a banner declaring “Mission Accomplished.” But he had declared victory prematurely and subsequently lost the political battle over the war in Iraq. From that day on, every time Americans troops suffered a setback, critics would remark something along the lines of, ‘Is this really what victory really looks like?’

On May 1, 2003, aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln, President George W. Bush stood before a banner declaring “Mission Accomplished.” But he had declared victory prematurely and subsequently lost the political battle over the war in Iraq. From that day on, every time Americans troops suffered a setback, critics would remark something along the lines of, ‘Is this really what victory really looks like?’ […]Read More

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