Originally Posted by DubC
Bush was forced to agree on a deadline because he and most republicans felt it wasnt necessary to think about getting out of Iraq. Bush established the time but Obama drew up the plans and meet with officials to plan HOW to take the troops out.
Uh yeah, of course Obama handled the actual withdrawal. He was THE COMMANDER IN CHIEF at the time. Doesn't change the fact he wanted to extend our military presence beyond Bush's deadline. For him to take credit for "ending a war" he wanted to continue is ridiculous.