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The ‘Get ‘er Done’ defense of escalation.

By ThinkProgress on February 15, 2007 at 11:07 pm

"The ‘Get ‘er Done’ defense of escalation."

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During today’s Iraq debate, Rep. Ginny Brown-Waite (R-FL) explained her support for sending tens of thousands of U.S. forces to Iraq by quoting that “wonderful saying” — “Get ‘er done.”

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In the South, we have a wonderful saying and it goes like this: Get ‘er done. Our soldiers want to get it done and come home, and our President wants the same thing, and this Congress should demand the exact same thing. Let’s get out there and get ‘er done.

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