Cut and Run
Friday, June 23, 2006
Sticks and stones, among other things, continue to break bones in Iraq. But this week’s best-covered (if not bloodiest) battle took place on Capitol Hill, and was all about names. Republicans seized on Dems’ disagreement about troop withdrawals, accused their opponents of defeatism, and taunted them for wanting to “cut and run.” Brooke speaks with Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank about weaponizing words.