why is there this pernicious belief among conservatives that all bad wars where started by Democrats, when it is exactly the opposite?

American wars 

WWI 

Gotten into by Wilson

Party Democrat 

Gotten into well

Gotten out of by Wilson

Party Democrat

Gotten out of well

WWII

Gotten into by  FDR

Party Democrat

Gotten into well 

Gotten out of by FDR

Party Democrat

Gotten out of well

Korean war

Gotten into by  Truman

Party Democrat

Gotten into well

Gotten out of by Eisenhower

Party Republican

Gotten out of badly

Vietnam war

Gotten into by Eisenhower    

Party  Republican

Gotten into badly 

Gotten out of by  Nixon

Party  Republican

Gotten out of badly

War on Terror

Gotten into by Bush  

Party  Republican

Gotten into badly 

Gotten out of by  Obama (there are still solders in Afghanistan, but wars in Pakistan, Yemen, Libya, and others ended)

Party Democrat

Gotten out of well 

Iraq War

Gotten into by Bush   

Party  Republican 

Gotten into badly  

Gotten out of by  Obama 

Party Democrat 

Gotten out of well 

Update:

I keep hearing on here that Kennedy started the Vietnam war, and that Obama started the war on terror, which is obviously wrong, 

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  • 3 weeks ago

    Doesn't matter. All wars are BS.

    • American Atheist
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      3 weeks agoReport

      it only matters insomuch as the conservatives seem to want to rewrite history 

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  • Anonymous
    3 weeks ago

    Because democratic wars are about protecting our freedom and sovereignty, republican wars are about protecting $$$$.

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