His old-fashioned haircut and blazer make this whole tape of Sen. Gordon Smith, R-Oregon, feel like a throwback to a different era. So does his plainspoken honesty, as he became the first Republican senator Thursday night to break ranks and call for the immediate troop withdrawal in Iraq, suggesting the war may be "criminal."
First Republican senator asks for immediate Iraq withdrawal
Sen. Gordon Smith, R-Oregon, suggests war maybe "criminal"
December 9, 2006 3:42AM (UTC)
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