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Why don't YC politics all over this especially by the end date of this is just before the 2012 election.
Look what we're gonna get into the polls later today in the polls that have come out in in the last two days are devastating for the president.
But the polls show that he's lost the middle the country he's lost independents in the country.
In overwhelming numbers.
Now appeared that they're gonna be voting against him.
At the net roots convention for the left wingers and I -- I called.
You know he he came under heavy fire there is is it.
Is that a stretch to say that -- now reaching out to some base his left wing base.
In preparation of this this reelection campaign has -- Really may be trying to -- -- but frankly my experience is the left always comes home.
Tell us your candidate to their candidates I wouldn't bank on that of course -- -- but.
That's the great independent.
And I think that the president is taking an unnecessary risks tonight with what he's doing and whether it's for political purposes or not.
The fact is that it wasn't just General Petraeus I know for a fact but other military commanders who have.
Then -- had this long experience.
Beginning back in 2001.
And before so.
I I'm very very disappointed and I hope that I'm wrong I hope it works out all right.
But the risk now that is being taken and -- -- don't think we should subject our men and women to -- how could possibly work out -- right.
How does this work out all right -- we don't leave the troops in there and we don't insure victory.
How is it possible job's not done.
The only way that I think that happens is -- great risk we are able to succeed in spite of the very.
Reduction in our capabilities by this early withdrawal but.
And I and I hope and pray that that gamble succeeds I think it was an unnecessary risk -- the -- It made this decision would try I think he should have made it sooner I think he -- -- the generals what they wanted but he he did there'd be delayed but he didn't agree to send a 33000 troops and in Libya -- he gets on board with his military action and almost immediately pulls back from what America's most going to be in this thing.
And actually is now making the absurd claim that we're not involved in hostilities even though bombs are in fact being dropped and we spent about ten million dollars a day in Libya.
What does -- say about the president is he capable.
Of seeing these things through is it is of the conflict within him ideologically.
-- -- torn politically.
On how this is gonna affect him he's not doing well in the polls etc.
I mean this this seems to be some conflict within him -- one on.
Well as you know it's been described five members of his administration is leading from behind.
And Libby is particularly frustrating because if we just declared a no fly zone.
It would have been over if we used American assets it would be over now Qaddafi is crumbling.
He went to the Arab League NATO everybody but the congress of the United States and my friends on the other side of the capitol Republicans are very angry about that.
But I would caution my friends on the other side of the capitol you don't want Qaddafi to remain in power and so too.
I may disagree with you good luck I think I tell you why the senator -- item actually got to -- I'd I'd never thought the war powers act was constitutional neither of any -- I noted art that is so -- of congress has the means to cut funding that that -- debate is now ongoing.
But and when the president in fact.
Went lawyer shopping when the president tries to tell the American people there are no hostilities there when the president pulls this in Afghanistan.
I don't have confidence that he has the willingness of the stomach to see it through.
So I don't know if he's the right person to lead the effort and if this is the right time if he's not gonna see it through.
So hot I I think in the cause of his lack -- leadership by don't have confidence in him to pull off and Libya.
Let our allies can pull it off and -- Italy we are one tough.
Adolescence it's long and it's tough and he is crumbling and I believe he will fail but.
Look we can't allow Qaddafi to remain in power.
He would be -- would become -- center of terrorist activity.
We would have al-Qaeda we would have.
I mean but also will be the end of NATO my friend it would be the end of NATO if we can't defeat a third rate military power.
Now there's a huge amount at stake here.
In Libya and I wish the president would use more of our assets we could take him down.
All right -- Italy pulled out very precarious there as well senator appreciate B Willis thank you.
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