Skip to comments.Bush Sharpens His Attack on Democrats
Posted on 06/29/2006 9:31:49 PM PDT by Aussie Dasher
CLAYTON, Mo., June 28 -- President Bush attacked congressional Democrats and the news media at a Republican fundraiser Wednesday night, accusing the opposition of "waving the white flag of surrender" in Iraq and declaring that there is "no excuse" for journalists to write about secret intelligence programs.
Sharpening his rhetoric as the midterm congressional campaign season accelerates, Bush offered a robust defense of his decision to invade Iraq even though, ultimately, no weapons of mass destruction were found, and drew standing ovations for his attacks on those who question his leadership of the war or the fight against terrorists.
"There's a group in the opposition party who are willing to retreat before the mission is done," he said. "They're willing to wave the white flag of surrender. And if they succeed, the United States will be worse off, and the world will be worse off."
Bush's tone has turned tougher as he appears at more political events. At a Washington fundraiser this month, he said it was important that lawmakers "not wave the white flag of surrender" without asserting that any of them were actually doing so. In his appearance in this St. Louis suburb, he said directly that some Democrats want to surrender, adopting the more cutting approach of his senior political adviser, Karl Rove.
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I can't tell if this is a liberal or pro-liar viewpoint, strangely enough:
Well, they buried all of the other Iraq WMD stories. I just thought I'd remind you all.Well, to clarify, even Fox News had to admit that the DoD stated the recent munitions found were all useless, and more specifically and most importantly NOT the WMD's we were told to go to war for. THOSE don't exist.
Well, allow me to remind you of a little historical relevance to this issue:
Rod D. Martin: UN Confirms: WMDs Smuggled Out of Iraq
In a report which might alternately be termed stunning or terrifying, United Nations weapons inspectors confirmed last week not merely that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction, but that he smuggled them out of his country, before, during and after the war.
White House Press Briefing on July 6th, 2004:
Q I wanted to follow up on Helen's question. Charles Duelfer, the head of the Iraqi weapons inspection team, recently reported the discovery of a small quantity of chemical weapons containing mustard gas and sarin. Polish forces also found weapons containing sarin. These are undoubtedly weapons of mass destruction and certainly would be seen as such if they were to be detonated, say, inside the New York subway system. So why isn't the administration saying that WMDs have been found in Iraq?
MR. McCLELLAN: Well, I think those questions may be best directed to the Iraq Survey Group and to Charles Duelfer. He has commented on those. As he pointed out in the interview recently, he said they were continuing to do their work and continuing to pursue other locations where there have been reports of weapons. And they're continuing to look into the question of what happened to the weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, because we know that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction because he had used them on his own people, as well as on a neighboring country. And so those are issues that the Iraq Survey Group continues to look at and uncover. They're working to find out the truth and determine what happened to those weapons of mass destruction.
Do you on the left really want to continue down the, "Saddam had no WMDs," path?
If so, please, knock yourselves out.
And keep losing elections.
There is a strategy being played out here that I don't think anyone knows about. It might go something like this:
Iraqi WMDs are the cheese and terrorists are the rats.
If he keeps attacking the NY Times, his polls will be into the 50s within a few weeks.
Uhhhh...that's not what I heard. Don't let facts get in the way of a good spinning, you MSM castrati, Peter Baker. Just pay no attention to that stockpile of 500 mustard and sarin gas weapons. They had rust on them, so they are harmless.
On the contrary, take alot of prisoners, especially treasonous journalists at the NYT's. They broke the law, and knowingly published secrets which are harmful to national security.
A few weeks back the Drive-by-media had written the President off. Do you suppose they would wish to reconsider? Nah!
As pappy used to say "what goes around comes around"
Or as the Goodbook says "Sew the wind, reap the whirlwind"
Yes, it is WAY past time for a new Jan Jacinto...
Prison is too good for that scum!
Well, it's about time. Maybe Laura cut him off until he grew a pair. Or maybe he read An's book. (who knows...)
Time and time again many Freepers have trashed President bush for failing to respond to Democratic attacks. Rove and Bush know that the only important day to be well in the lead with voters is election day.
I often examine the 1948 election for clues. The Republican Thomas E. Dewey was way ahead in the summer. He had pulled to a double digit lead. He was so far ahead that his advisers told him to shut up and keep quiet. If he said things or responded to truman he might make a mistake and lose votes. Even 6 weeks before the election Dewey was 20 some points ahead. The media stopped polling.
But truman who had started slow continued to gain, and with Dewey plaing prevent defense Truman managed to peak on election day.. the only day that counts.
Bush pulled out a state (Ohio) that Kerry should have won. But Bush and Rove knew how to make the most of what they had, and Kerry and his team did not.
The Democrats want to make the 2006 election about Bush. Apparently Bush does too. That means Bush and Rove know they can win that election. Democrats are once again going to be very surprised.
Once again you cut to the chase. If you aren't gainfully employed as a political strategist you are really under employed. LOL
Thank you. I really appreciate the kind comments.
I see dead rats.(and other rats too)
I read this stuff and then I see something like he has so much more money that she does and I just shake my head. I think they try to make all of thee races seem closer than they are. Frankly, I don't see Novemeber being anything but another big gain for the Republicans.
There's a group in the opposition party who are willing to retreat before the mission is done," he said. "They're willing to wave the white flag of surrender. And if they succeed, the United States will be worse off, and the world will be worse off."
Saying "worse off" must be the understatement of the decade.
The Dems may well end up being indirectly responsible for the next terrorist attack, which may kill millions of Americans.
Amen to THAT! Take our country's traitors and our enemies down and let them all burn in hell.
And that's with the 12% Front-loaded Dem bias INCLUDED!!
About Friggin Time.
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