September 14th, 2007
07:15 PM ET
15 years ago

Strategy Session:

The top political issues of the day are debated every weekday evening during Strategy Session in CNN's Situation Room.

WASHINGTON (CNN) - The debate gets heated in a special edition of the Situation Room's "Strategy Session." Watch James Carville, Democratic strategist and CNN contributor, and Terry Jeffrey, Editor-at-Large of Human Events, as they spar over the liberal advocacy group, the political ad wars, and the war in Iraq.

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Filed under: Hillary Clinton • Iraq • • Political ads • Strategy Session
soundoff (8 Responses)
  1. Lee, Mays Landing NJ

    The slogans change, the generals are shuffled in and out with new "plans" which just stall for time, but essentially we are left with the old "stay the course" until every republican is voted out in '08.

    The ad is accurate. It's the kind of information that news organizations should present whenever nonsensical hype about future troop reductions are presented.

    We will just come full circle back to 2006 in 2008. Maybe another thousand American dead by next year, a few thousand lost legs, arms, eyes or other body parts.

    It's so our Republican president can "save face", not admit his error, and pass this awful mess onto the next administration.

    Their hold on power and lack of shame is repulsive. In some civilized democracies, in Japan or Europe, they resign for far less disasterous mistakes.

    September 14, 2007 10:44 pm at 10:44 pm |
  2. anna, Appleton, WI needs to move on forever!

    September 14, 2007 11:49 pm at 11:49 pm |

    If we Democrats elect Hillary as the nominee this is what the General election is goona be about.Since shes running on his experience and accomplishments she has to take the good with the bad.
    1.Bills Infedelities (you know the names.)
    2.Bills failure to capture Osama bin Laden, after having several chances.
    3.Her invovlement with Whitewater +all the other so called scandals
    4.Her decision to vote for the Iraq War
    5.Her lack of judgement And her speach made before her vote saying Iraq and Alqaeda had connections, though that very report she didnt stated clearly no connection.
    6.Norman Hsu
    7.Lincoln bed room and all the other money fueled scandals.
    8.Allegations she hired She has so much Private Investigators to harass bills girlfriends
    Hillary has so much baggage by Nov independants and moderate repubs are gonna be so turned off theyll vote for the independant candidate or the republican.
    I hope im wrong but i know im right. And you Know it as well.

    September 14, 2007 11:53 pm at 11:53 pm |
  4. Kim, Mpls.,MN

    When is CNN going to get over the "The Best Political Team on Television." Gimme a break, all of the analysts are biased and to be quite honest, it's forced me to watch "Fox News" and MSNBC more. I hate to even say that, but it's true. Where are the independent journalists these days? Any young Bob Woodward's willing to crack the MSM bias and expose the connections? The truth in journalism this election cycle is embarrassing to me as an American.

    September 15, 2007 10:58 am at 10:58 am |
  5. Jeff Spangler, Arlington, VA

    The poltiical power of is undeniable, using the power of the Internet and their seat at the table of Dmeocratic leadership to be a progressive opinion leader. MoveOn volunteers are better educated and more politically savvy than voters generally, and aren't shy about using their advantages to push for change.

    September 15, 2007 02:36 pm at 2:36 pm |
  6. Marilyn Bryan, Taylor, AR

    DC needs to learn the difference between allegation and fact. It really
    wouldn't hurt to learn to spell correctly, should one wish to be taken seriously. mb

    September 15, 2007 09:38 pm at 9:38 pm |
  7. Dixon Benshoof, Des Moines Iowa

    I am tired of hearing what might happen if we leave. These people have been fighting each other for thousands of years. They will continue no matter if we are there or not. The fact is we should NEVER HAVE GONE THERE! As for draft dodgers, Bush is the worst of them all. We spent all that money to train him as a pilot so he fly around the US working on political camapins.

    September 16, 2007 09:06 am at 9:06 am |
  8. Citizen of America

    Why we can't leave has nothing to do with Iraq itself but with what the rest of the world and later emerging threats will think of our powerlessness. This is just one reason why Bush/Rove/Cheney should have looked past the short term political advantage to their party and never have invaded.

    September 16, 2007 08:58 pm at 8:58 pm |