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Friday, November 18, 2005

Murtha Mirth 

I know you have already seen this quote from Rep. John Murtha (D - USMC/Korea/Vietnam), regarding the man with the blackest heart in Christendom, Vice President Dick "Dick" Cheney:
I like guys who've never been there that criticize us who've been there. I like that. I like guys who got five deferments and never been there and send people to war, and then don't like to hear suggestions about what needs to be done.

Like I said, I know you've already seen it - it's just that I love seeing it in pixels one more time.

And speaking of toadlickers who aren't worthy to carry John Murtha's discarded Kleenexes until they may be properly disposed of, Josh Marshall quotes this odd comment from Rep Geoff Davis (R-KY [Jelly?]):
I think it's important to understand the political climate in which these shameful statements have been made. Ayman Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden's deputy, as well as Abu Musab Zarqawi, have made it quite clear in their internal propaganda that they cannot win unless they can drive the Americans out. And they know that they can't do that there, so they've brought the battlefield to the halls of Congress. And, frankly, the liberal leadership have put politics ahead of sound, fiscal and national security policy. And what they have done is cooperated with our enemies and are emboldening our enemies.

Wait - what was that again? Sound fiscal and national security policy? This has something to do with fiscal policy? What, are we relying on (shall we say) favorable terms for the purchase of Iraqi oil in order to meet our budget numbers? Or was this just a gratuitous slag of Joe Random Democrat who, by virtue of the "D" after his name, we may be certain is just chomping at the bit, waiting to tax and spend America right into the arms of the Islamofascists? I mean, really - what does fiscal policy have to do with anything we're talking about? I don't have a clue.

 

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