"How did it come to pass that an opposition's measure of a president's foreign policy was all or nothing, success or "failure"? The answer is that the political absolutism now normal in Washington arrived at the moment--Nov. 7, 2000--that our politics subordinated even a war against terror to seizing the office of the presidency." - Daniel Henninger - WSJ 11/18/05
"the slovenliness of our language makes it easier for us to have foolish thoughts." - George Orwell

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Murtha and the rest

"The American public is thirsting for a plan -- they don't see a plan, a way out," Murtha said. "I had one of the generals tell us in a closed hearing ... 20 years it's going to take to settle this thing."
The U.S. cannot accomplish anything further in Iraq militarily. It is time to bring them home.
— John Murtha

I believe the gentleman is suffering from some type of dementia. Hero or no, he is very wrong and should know better. You would also think the media would know better, but anytime they can get someone that agrees with them they're all over it to death. We still get to hear from Cindy from time to time as well.


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