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October 21, 2007

Nine Months Ago

-- by Dave Johnson

Nine months ago the Republicans were saying that real patriots should just shut up - for six to nine months.

It’s all totally irresponsible. It’s just unbelievable. The president is sending over a new commander, he’s sending over troops, and the Democratic Congress, in a pseudo-binding way or non-binding way, is saying, ‘It won’t work. Forget it. You troops, you’re going over there in a pointless mission. Iraqis who might side with us, forget it, we’re going to pull the plug.’ It’s so irresponsible that they can’t be quiet for six or nine months and say the president has made a decision, we’re not going to change that decision, we’re not going to cut off funds and insist on the troops coming back, so let’s give it a chance to work. You really wonder, do they want it to work or not? I really wonder that. I hate to say this about the Democrats. They’re people I know personally and I respect some of them. Do they want it to succeed or not?
SO, OK, it's been nine months. Can we talk now?

Posted by Dave Johnson at October 21, 2007 11:52 AM

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Sigh. It all translates as "sit down and shut up."

Posted by: lightning [TypeKey Profile Page] at October 21, 2007 4:43 PM

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