Interesting news from the campaign trail; Congressman Richard Gephardt who has made a lot of noise about calling President Bush a “miserable failure,” has decided to back the $87B Iraq aid package.

“I will support the $87 billion supplemental request because it is the only responsible course of action,” Gephardt said while campaigning in Iowa. “We must not send an ambiguous message to our troops and we must not send an uncertain message to our friends and enemies in Iraq. We cannot leave Iraq like we did Afghanistan in the 1980s to become a breeding ground for terrorism and home for terrorist training camps. It is critical that the United States and the world succeed in this effort and bring our operations in Iraq to a successful conclusion.”

He of course has nothing to lose, here, being so far back in the polls. Yet, it appears he’s just doomed his chances to be nominated….

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