Wednesday, November 29, 2006
The Cafferty File: What Next?


On "The Situation Room" today, we asked viewers the following questions, and here are some of our favorite responses that we didn't get to read on air:

If the Bush administration has no confidence in Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, where do we go from here?

The Bush administration never had a plan for Iraq; they had a fantasy. Now that reality has asserted itself, they are left with neither a plan nor a dream. Everything they have done or said concerning Iraq for three years has been P.R. spin concocted for domestic consumption.
Cy, Arlington , Virginia

The only sane course of action is to punish Saddam appropriately and give him his old job back and our most profound apologies.
Tom

It becomes more clear, with each passing day, that the only way to stop this insane, unconstitutional meddling in Muslim governments of foreign countries by President Bush is to remove him from office
Samuel, Weare, New Hampshire

How does "Go home, yankee" strike you?
Linda, Bella Vista, Arkansas

Will the division over the war prevent any sort of bipartisanship with the new Congress?

The term bipartisanship was just invented after the November elections by this administration, or so it would seem. Sadly, it is just one more "catch phrase" used, or soon-to-be overused, by this administration. Talk is cheap. Let's see the president walk it like he talks it.
Randle, San Antonio, Texas

Will the Iraq War prevent bipartisanship? I certainly hope so. I didn't vote for "the opposition" so that they could "buddy up" to our current regime. I want someone to oppose the reigning dictator, not "climb in bed" with him politically.
Brett, Seattle, Washington

Bipartisanship in Congress has a great chance in succeeding especially since we all agree on impeachment.
Jack, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Rep. Tancredo, R-Colorado, called Miami a "Third World country." Do you agree?

Anyone not believing that statement needs to make a trip to Miami. I do business there regularly, and I learned the hard way. I got lost once in south Miami and stopped several times to ask for directions, but not a single person I spoke to could speak a word of English. It was the most surreal experience of my life. Now, whenever I make that trip to south Florida, I take a translator and save myself the headache.
Mitch, Searchlight, Nevada

As a resident of Florida, I do not agree with the statement that Miami is a third world country. Maybe the rep from Colorado should focus his attention on his own state's problems.
Michael, Florida

Miami, a third world country? Miami is a beautifully diverse city, a microcosm of the American dream really. A bustling middle class, a glitzy upper class...Personally, if my state produced Ted Haggard, I wouldn't be casting stones.
Mike, St. Paul, Minnesota

Come on Jack. Calling Miami a Third World country is insulting to all the real Third World countries in the world. Miami has a long way to go before they qualify for that high status.
Al, Camarillo, California
Posted By Jack Cafferty, CNN Commentator: 11/29/2006 05:46:00 PM ET | Permalink
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