U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio
(D-Ore.) isn't shedding any tears over President Obama's decision to can Gen. Stanley McChrystal
Lane County Democrat went on the House floor this week for a speech ridiculing McChrystal's approach in Afghanistan as a "fantasy." And DeFazio urged Obama to use the firing of McChrystal as a time to overhaul
U.S. policy in a country that the congressman noted has experienced intertribal and intratribal conflicts for 600 years.
The alternative of sticking it out in Afghanistan with no end in sight is a proven loser, DeFazio said.
"Starting to sound like Vietnam to anybody here," DeFazio said. Here's the rest of his speech: