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If you heard a funny sound when Obama announced that he was sending an additional 30 thousand troops to Afghanistan a few weeks ago, it was probably the sound of 65 million progressives slapping their foreheads in disbelief. After more than a year of campaigning where he promised us change, Obama delivered a George Bush-style war escalation that has left those of us paying attention with a bitter taste in our mouths. Mike Papantonio talks with progressive blogger, author, and radio commentator Jim Hightower, who says that Afghanistan is now, officially, Obama’s war.