Sen. John Kerry, 2004 Democratic presidential nominee and chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, defining "success" in Afghanistan:
"Success is to turn over to the Afghans the ability to maintain their security, to stay engaged in the region and to continue development programs. But to do it at a pace that is primarily focused on a transition so that we can draw down our forces over a period of, say, four to five years. "
Four to five more years in Afghanistan.
After already being there for eight years.
What happened to the "anti war" party of 2006 and 2008?
The Democrats won because they were "anti war".