Jun 30 2005
To appreciate the widening schism on the left between liberal democrats and non-liberal democrats check out this piece in the Boston Globe:
Democrats buy into Bush’s war
By Joan Vennochi, Globe Columnist | June 30, 2005
THERE WAS a rare expression of candor concerning the Iraq war on Tuesday night. It did not come from President Bush. It came from Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts.
Kerry, who was interviewed on ”Larry King Live” after the president’s speech, was asked by substitute host Bob Costas if he and other Democrats were ”too docile and too compliant” in the weeks leading up to the US invasion of Iraq and failed to ask tough, skeptical questions in the run-up to war.
Replied Kerry: ”Many of the questions were raised, but not enough. I plead guilty. And I think a lot of people in the party would.”
It was an acknowledgement of political truth from the former Democratic presidential nominee. For the most part, Democrats bought into Bush’s war when he first promoted it, and they share some responsibility for it now.
We are a one months away from another amazing milestone in Iraq: debut of their constitution. We are a few months away from what will be an amazing event, the Iraqi’s voting on the constitution. And just like when Ted Kennedy and other die-hard bad-wishers came out prior to the Iraqi election and call for us to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory, the liberals are in full voice again. They so desparately want a Bush failure they see it everyone and publically disparage those who will not join them in praying for our defeat.
It will only get worse from here.
For example, here is the most common misunderestimation the liberals have. Well, it’s more a shield of denial so they can avoid facing the fact Bush and others had a valid point regarding Iraq. I do this with libs all the time – so they can take their blinders off and think. Here is the classic line
And despite their noisy criticism of Bush, they still do buy into his war. Democrats complain about the deception that got us into Iraq in the first place and the mythical link between Iraq and the September 11 terrorist attacks that Bush continues to advance.
Folks, Iraq was never explicitly tied to 9-11, it was an obvious, key factor in potential future 9-11s. Why is this so hard?