What should you expect when you start a war? A “cakewalk” was how one leading Republican described it, back when they were trying to get it started, trying to sell it like soap – or, more accurately, like a video game experience. PLEASE read the linked piece, in which he talks about “fear-mongering” military analysts, to see how we got into the mess we are in.
The mess we are in: U.S. troops kill pregnant woman in Iraq
U.S. forces killed two Iraqi women — one of them about to give birth — when the troops shot at a car that failed to stop at an observation post in a city north of Baghdad, Iraqi officials and relatives said Wednesday.
Nabiha Nisaif Jassim, 35, was being raced to the maternity hospital in Samarra by her brother when the shooting occurred Tuesday.
Jassim, the mother of two children, and her 57-year-old cousin, Saliha Mohammed Hassan, were killed by the U.S. forces, according to police Capt. Laith Mohammed and witnesses.
THIS is what war is. THIS is what the Republicans have brought us.