President Obama gave a long-awaited address Tuesday night at West Point Military Academy on his plan for the war in Afghanistan. It was a speech bound to disappoint and it did, it seems, at least partly on both the left and the right. Among the responses from the Colorado delegation in D.C., Sen. Mark Udall, one of the most supportive of the president's vision, also felt obliged at one point to respond in advance to constituent dissent. "We must acknowledge the complex choices we face. It is important for us all to keep in mind that no one has all the right answers."
Rep. Ed Perlmutter, who also offered support for the president's strategy, said he planned to travel to Afghanistan in the coming months to gain additional insight of his own.
Full video of the speech and a roundup of responses after the jump.