It's high time the administration listened for a change.
"Last fall, the American people voted for a new direction in Iraq," said Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrat of California. "They made it clear that our troops must be given all they need to do their jobs, but that our troops must be brought home responsibly, safely, and soon."
The Senate is expected to pass indentical legislation in Thursday -- and as would be most fitting, the bill will be sent to Bush next week --
Democratic leaders plan to send the bill to the White House early next week -- coinciding with the fourth anniversary of Mr. Bush's May 1, 2003, speech aboard an aircraft carrier when he declared the end of major combat operations before a banner that said "Mission Accomplished."
Four years later it's time for the President to live up to those words, and to stop playing politics with American lives and taxpayer dollars. Finish the job, Mr. President, and begin bringing our soldiers home October 1.
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