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November 19, 2005

Play To Win

-- by Gary Boatwright

What a difference a day makes. Hat tip to Shauna Evans at BOP News, Play The Political Game To Win, for pointing out this Dana Milbank column:

It was a lonely day for once-mighty Murtha, who has long served as Democrats' conscience on military matters because of his moral authority on the subject. But Democrats were cutting and running yesterday -- not from Iraq, but from Murtha.

"I don't support immediate withdrawal," came the statement from Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.).

Aides to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) hinted that she would back Murtha, but when she finally spoke, it came out as "Mr. Murtha speaks for himself."

Murtha being to the left of his Democratic caucus on military affairs is like Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) being to the right of the caucus on gay rights. But Murtha seemed unconcerned. Asked if he had any co-sponsors, he replied, "I didn't ask for any."

Let's hope that every single Democrat in Congress learned an important lesson about leadership from Jack Murtha's example. We can only hope that they also learned a lesson about being a tool of the RWNM.

Posted by Gary Boatwright at November 19, 2005 8:27 AM

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Dems are corrupt, cowardly and incompetent. That's old news. What did anyone expect?

Posted by: richard [TypeKey Profile Page] at November 19, 2005 2:53 PM

The republican party is corrupt and the democrats are flaccid and without cohesion. It's time for the independent/green parties to rise and take care of America.

Posted by: Marion Young at November 20, 2005 6:16 AM

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