In the mind of the delerious, maybe:
"This bill shows the American people that even in an election year, Republicans and Democrats can come together to stand behind our troops and their families," he said.
Congress approved the measure after Democrats dropped efforts to impose timelines for troop withdrawals from Iraq in the face of a White House veto threat. They did, however, win concessions on their priorities to modernize the World War II-era GI Bill, which provides educational opportunities for millions of veterans, and to extend unemployment benefits.
Source - L.A. Times