September 22, 2009: Troops call could eclipse health care (Politico)

  • “It is a war that the great, great majority of American people supported, and my sense is members are approaching this very thoughtfully,” said Rep. Vic Snyder, a member of the House Armed Services Committee. But the Arkansas Democrat, a veteran of Vietnam, said the single-minded focus on troop levels — by his party or Republicans — was a mistake.