Top House Democrats retreated Monday from an attempt to limit President Bush's authority for taking military action against Iran as the leadership concentrated on a looming confrontation with the White House over the Iraq war.
Officials said Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other members of the leadership had decided to strip from a major military spending bill a requirement for Bush to gain approval from Congress before moving against Iran.
Over the last three weeks, I've seen a million political stories that have enraged and disheartened me. But this one took the cake, plate and tablecloth.
I say again: No matter what their party, there are no good guys in DC. The word "craven" doesn't even begin to describe our so-called "representatives" in the House and Senate.
Remember that you voted for this, America. This is your own god-damn fault. Nobody else's.