Anne Applebaum - No Magic Bullets For Iraq - washingtonpost.com: "Perhaps these things would never have happened if we hadn't gone there in the first place -- but if we leave, we'll be morally responsible."
Above, we see displayed the narrative time-bomb being hurled by the complacent and the right-wing at all attempts to get the U.S. out of Iraq.
It is not a logical argument. It is not an analysis. It belongs to more closely to the category of hypnosis. And, it sets up the all-important stab-in-the-back theory.
Bush and the Republicans have created a catastrophe in Iraq, but the Democrats will become "morally responsible" for all the consequences, when they get us out.