Talking the talk

Guess how many of those tough-talking GOP moderates voted to tie war funding to progress in Iraq?

Published May 11, 2007 5:40PM (EDT)

As we were saying ...

Number of moderate Republicans who met with the president this week to give him a "blunt warning" about the need to change course in Iraq: 11

Numberof those moderate Republicans who voted Thursday in favor of a bill that would require the president to show progress in the war before getting more funding for it: 0.

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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