And we are occupying, we made a puppet government, and we have to remain there to stabilize it because without our presence it would collapse (which means it can't be supported by the People). We have some half-assed imperial action and occupation.
Take off the partisan blinders and look around.
And your retort about me not seeing a problem with Saddam's elections is delightfully pathetic. Try not lying in the future, it may help your intellectual honesty.
Also, I'm not a liberal so I guess that I get to use the Constitution in my arguments.