Lacking a coherent rationale to continue the Iraq War, Congressional Republicans childishly resort to goading Democrats and other Republicans by accusing them of wanting to "cut and run" from Iraq.
The best response I've heard to this silly, emotion-baiting "cut and run" sound-byte came from Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on Sunday, June 18, 2006, to CNN's Wolf Blitzer:
"Three years into a war that was supposed to take 30 or 40 days is not 'cutting and running.' "Related Reading
Profile of US Senator Dianne Feinstein of California
Iraq War Statistics & Results as of June 15, 2006
Rep. Murtha Slams Iraq War, Karl Rove on "Meet the Press" on June 18, 2006
Missing G.I.'s Are Found Dead in Iraq , New York Times on June 20, 2006