Skip to comments.Bush's Supporters Will Libel Any Foe
Posted on 06/28/2006 2:42:13 PM PDT by dnmore
In the acrid debate over Iraq, the Presidents supporters will say anything. They will question the patriotism of those who disagree with staying the course. They will insinuate cowardice on the part of those who would cut and run. Even though they avoided military service, they will denigrate the records of decorated veterans like John Kerry and Jack Murtha. Then the White House will turn aroundafter days of encouraging such vilification of their opponentsand leak the commanding generals optimistic plan to start withdrawing troops, which would proceed according to the same timetable proposed by those weak and pusillanimous Democrats. That is meant to reassure the majority of Americans who realize invading Iraq was a strategic error and a tragedy that must be concluded as soon as possible.
All the slanders and all the maneuvers are performed for political expedience, not national security. In pursuit of Karl Roves electoral strategy, the Republicans will spend a trillion dollars and squander thousands of American lives, tens of thousands of Iraqi lives, and the prestige of the United States. There is only one thing they wont do. They will not speak honestly about the war, because the truth cannot accommodate their crude partisan rhetoric. The unfortunate reality is that President Bush has no plan for victory. On some days, he cannot foresee removing American troops during his Presidency and says that withdrawal will be a decision for future Presidents to make. On other days, he contemplates removing two-thirds of our combat brigades there by the end of next year. On some days, his ambassador to Baghdad discusses amnesty for the insurgents with the Iraqi government and other negotiable items. On other days, those difficult subjects are utterly taboo.
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Screech is too noble a response to this garbage.
Hey, if calling a spade, a spade is libel, then, yep.
The Democratic Party is finished after they lose ground in November.
Why no Barf Alert on this one?
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Conason is so filled with unbridled rage, that he would view the world in the colors he does.
The President is the Commander in Chief. How is that "avoiding military service".
Getting a purple heart for a self inflicted wound hardly qualifies as a "decorated veteran".
Isn't this the guy who was envious of Monica "How come she got to be the lucky one") ?
The Dem party is dead, their MSM propagandists are just propping them up.
The ideas and debate are on the right.
Who is this nagging little Rachel Corrie wannabee?
Where's a Caterpillar bulldozer when you need one?
A byline of "Joe Conason" is always synonymous with a barf alert... He's a master of uninformed invective, and his writing offers an ugly yet revealing glimpse deep into the psyche of the typical America hater...
I bet this wuss had slick willie's willie in his mouth a time or two.
And what it boils down to is this.
If Russia, the mother of the first communist revolution, had been for the war in Iraq, the Democrats would have been, too.
Connisan coming to the defense of the liberal human shields as our good friend Anne Coulter calls them. What a laughable guy Connason is -- not to mention a flaming lib. Isn't he married to that Katrina Vandenhoofinmouth?
Both of whom have 'decorated' themselves with toilet paper these days.
Damn straight. The time for debates and votes is long past and the decision has been made. Get behind it or stay out of the way. Your backbiting only encourages our enemies and causes more American casualties.
Are you going to add a 'Drivel' sidebar for this?
Judging from the article........I think he has had it more than once or twice........
This liberal POS finally says something that is true.
It's my personal opinion that the American people are on a slow simmer and that the Liberals/Leftists are, by their wacko, un-American, anti-military, elitist actions, turning up the heat. Unfortunately, when the American people reach the boiling point, Liberals better take cover.
"Bush's Supporters Will Libel Any Foe"
Why the use of "foe"? Aren't we all Americans on the same side fighting a War on Terror? People can disagree on policy and tactics but how does "foe" come into this?
This is an admission of where their true mentality is at. Eternal Shame on them, that because they are so addicted to seeking power they can't unite to help fight the real foe.
of course they think we are going to lose, becuase they know if the democrats win the election or get their way we will surrender.
Lets libel Conason!!!
""Even though they avoided military service, they will denigrate the records of decorated veterans like John Kerry and Jack Murtha.""
Denigrate the records of John Kerry? How could we, we haven't seen them yet?
I try to read the babble of Joe Conason and his ilk but the alternative universe is not one I wish to visit. He would have to have a brain transplant to advance to idiot.
This shows how thoroughly the left has been brainwashed by their own wild accusations surrounding the war. They now live in a complete alternate reality.
ONLY Bush and the the Republicans have been speaking honestly about the war, over the noise of those who from the beginning have been hoping American is defeated..have predicted American defeats since the Afghanistan was started, IN SPITE of being proven wrong, over and over again.
Remember how Afghanistan became "VIETNAM!" two weeks after the war started?
As soon as the Iraq war started our supply lines were already were stretch too thin and we were headed for defeat before we reached Baghdad?
How the Iraq elections should be postponed indefinitely because they could not possibly succeed?
I am sick to death of hearing these defeatists with their doom and gloom predictions that fit their ONLY their greatest hopes.
ROFL! See? Ann Coulter is right. These blathering, self-centered men are supposed to be untouchables. We are not allowed to say anything negative about them. They can do no wrong simply because they served in the military at one time. (So did Benedict Arnold, you twits.)
I'm sorry but what branch did "Fighting Joe Conason" serve in?
The Drag Queens Light in the Loafers Regiment?
This doesn't even make sense. Quite obviously the US presence in Iraq is not at the moment a political plus for Bush.
This comment is right up there with those who claim the vast majority of Americans are in favor of "abortion rights," then accuse politicians who favor abortion restrictions with pandering to popular prejudices.
Additionally, by that time, the Air Force was redeploying pilots back to the U.S., as part of th draw down, and wasn't sending new ones to Vietnam. This was all established clearly with his military records which he released, unlike John Kerry, and commanding officer statements also cofirmed these things. So the charge that Bush avoided military service or Vietnam is just a lie that disregards facts put into evidence in 2004 during the election.
And besides, wasn't it in the 90s that the democrats said that military service didn't matter and shouldn't be considered as a requirement for President, since Clinton was a draft dodger and fled the country to avoid Vietnam? The democrats didn't think it mattered when Bush 41 and Bob Dole, both highly decorated veterans of WWII, were running for President. Michael Ducaca rode in that tank to look like he had some kind of military experience, so what's changed? Why now do Democrats think military service is so important?
I guess because the democrats finally have some Vietnam era candidates that are older and can be put up as being experienced and qualified to be President, even though their service was limited and questionable, like with Kerry and Murtha. So now all the sudden that there are Democrat candidates for President that have military service, NOW all the sudden it's important. Hypocrites. Typical democrat double standard.
IIRC, the model of fighter that Bush flew was outmoded, and the ANG didn't want to spend the time and money required to retrain him on newer jets.
Joe Conason - a.k.a. A Bitter Douche.
Were that to happen, the left would happily blame the administration.
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