Yay! A sleepover!
Yes, that picture is indeed from the Capitol last evening where Harry Reid and the Democratic leadership forced Senators to stay up all night to have a debate on the war in Iraq.
The only problem is - nothing has really happened because of it. The only positive effect that I see is the incessant media coverage of the all-nighter. At least people are seriously talking about debate again.
The amendment will look just as bad at 3 a.m. as it does at 3 p.m. The Democrats' all-night debate is nothing more than a publicity stunt -- as Democrats have freely admitted. - Senator Jon Kyl (R-Az)Equal time:
We're going to continue working on this until we get a vote on this amendment. It's unfortunate that President Bush has proven, beyond any doubt, that he won't listen to the Congress or the American people unless he's forced to, and that's what this amendment does. - Senator Harry Reid (D-Nv), Senate Majority LeaderCan't we all just get along?
Seriously. End this war.
Photo: Melina Mara/WP
18 July 2007
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