DEMOCRATS WON’T FORCE WAR VOTE

As Republicans blocked a proposal to begin withdrawing troops from Iraq and leading Democrats push for more aggressive measures to force a troop withdrawal (Washington Post).

Dana Milbank points out how the Democrats’ “all-nighter” was more “slumber” than “party.”

And Cal Thomas wonders: Has our politics become so cynical that some would prefer defeat for political advantage than victory because it might aid the "other side," meaning Republicans? (Townhall.com)