"I think we would have been able to retire with honor," Cronkite said. "In fact, I think we can retire with honor anyway...we've done everything we can," he said, adding, "It is my belief that we should get out now."Indeed. Not sure that Cronkite's opinion carries the weight today that it did for Johnson, but every voice in the chorus is another that might be heard...
Monday, January 16, 2006
Cronkite calls for Iraq pull-out
Striking. [Registration required.] In particular, he thinks we missed a key opportunity to pull out of Iraq when hurricanes Katrina and Rita made the need for resources at home so glaring and immediate.