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Bush Scapegoats Hillary (and YOU) for Iraq

Crooks and Liars, quoting Keith Olbermann's Special Commentary:

(Video at link)

The utter, blinkered idiocy of "staying the course" -- of sending Americans to Iraq, and sending them a second time, and a third, and a fourth, until they get killed or maimed -- the utter de-prioritization of human life, simply so a politician can avoid having to admit a mistake -- that had nothing to do with the tens of thousand individual tragedies darkening the lives of American families, forever -- it isn't Mr. Bush's fault.

The continuing, relentless, remorseless, corrupt and cynical insistence that this conflict somehow is defeating, or containing, or just engaging the people who attacked us on 9/11 -- the total "Alice Through The Looking Glass" quality that ignores that in Iraq, we have made the world safer for Al-Qaeda -- it isn't Mr. Bush's fault!

The fault, brought down -- as if a sermon from this mount of hypocrisy and slaughter, by a nearly anonymous Under-Secretary of Defense -- the fault has tonight been laid on the doorstep of Senator Hillary Clinton and, by extension, at the doorstep of every American -- the now vast majority of us -- who have dared to criticize this war, or protest it, or merely ask questions about it, or simply, plaintively, innocently, honestly, plead, "don't take my son; don't take my daughter."

Bush will never accept blame for this disaster, he has no shame.


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Comments (3)

engineer:

"...or simply, plaintively, innocently, honestly, plead, "don't take my son; don't take my daughter."

What? The draft has been reinstated?

Paul Hamilton:

Nope, but unscrupulous people like Bush wave the flag and make service to the nation sound like a good thing -- which in theory, it SHOULD be -- and then sends those young people into his Iraq meatgrinder to die for his ego and Cheney's profits.

kim:

Naw, that's Kerry's and Rangel's idea, pushed for idiots like you to glom on to.
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