Last November the voters delivered a stern rebuke to Bush on Iraq. They said enough is enough, and turned both houses of congress to the Democrats. The people's congressional representatives have taken the initiative. The House with a 218-212 margin and the Senate with a similar 51-47 vote have said that we want a timetable to withdraw our troops from Iraq, and bring to an end a war that was based on lies.
Mr.Confrontation threatens a veto. Just ignore his threats and send the ultimate bill to his desk.
A recent nationwide telephone poll by the Pew Research Center for People and the Press reported that 59 percent of those who responded said they wanted their lawmakers to vote in favor of a timetable for withdrawal.
Congress has to exercise its authority of the power of the purse. Fund only an orderly withdrawal.