I’m not sure Rove is prepared for the way these liberal soldiers and veterans are pissed at his divisive comments about how different Americans responded to 9/11: Take it to Karl
I realize the military is hard-up for recruits but I have nothing but respect for the Marines, so I was dismayed to read this article: When Marine recruiters go way beyond the call.
Do we really need to take advantage of the young and unworldy to fill our ranks? If so, we’re in more trouble than I thought.
Laura Bush telling a scripted joke isn’t news anymore than is a troubled woman walking out on a wedding and panicking. There’s one striking thing we didn’t see on all the First Lady video overkill, and that was any of the guffawing journalists — that pack of predators — bolting from their fancy tables to cover a big breaking news story.
Because there was one. Oh, yeah. Didn’t you hear? The president lied to the American people. He started a war on false pretenses, and more than 1,500 Americans — and an untold number of Iraqis — died.
Well, OK, you sort of knew that already, didn’t you? But there wasn’t a smoking gun…until now. The Times of London got hold of the secret memo from Tony Blair’s pre-war deliberations that show that in the summer of 2002 – months before the Colin Powell charade at the UN – that Bush had decided to invade Iraq … he just hadn’t decided why. The story broke right around the time that Laura Bush was telling a joke about her husband jerking off a horse.
Pardon my French.
“Admiral Church concluded that the abuse of prisoners in Iraq and Afghanistan had been the result primarily of a breakdown of discipline, not flawed policies or misguided direction”
That old “Do your own thing” military!
Got me thinking: Maybe they could have policies and direction that involved beakdowns of discipline, that discouraged them. I remember in Cub Scouts we had Pack Leaders. Maybe they could have something like that.
According to this report (Ex-Marine Says Public Version of Saddam Capture Fiction), the much-vaunted capture of Saddam in his spiderhole was fictitious.
If true, it might be time to add your sense of what’s real to the list of collateral damage from the propaganda war.