Skip to comments.Unhappy With One Quagmire, Bush Looks for Another
Posted on 03/23/2005 5:30:12 PM PST by 1rudeboy
How much longer can American prestige survive the embarrassments inflicted by President Bush?
Bushs demand that Syria immediately withdraw its troops from Lebanon is a ricochet demand. If Lebanon cannot have free elections while under foreign military occupation, how, asks the rest of the world, does Iraq have free elections when it is under U.S. military occupation?
Bushs latest guffaw-evoking bluster is the work of desperation. Every explanation and justification Bush has given for his ill-fated invasion of Iraq has proven false. There were no weapons of mass destruction. No terrorist links to Osama bin Laden. No WMD programs. The penultimate justification to bring democracy to Iraq fast faded when the Islamic Shiite winners announced that Islam would be the basis for the new Iraqi state.
The assassination of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik Hariri permitted the Bush administration to shift attention from its Iraq failure to Syrias presence in Lebanon, just as the U.S. invasion of Iraq shifted attention from Bushs failure to capture bin Laden in Afghanistan.
Bush hasnt sufficient troops to occupy Iraq and none to spare with which to invade Syria. But the lack of means does not stop Bush from issuing ultimatums. Bushs tough talk plays well to his supernationalist supporters at home.
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No barf alert?
Check out this recent "gem" by Mr. Roberts.
No, I didn't want to offend those on this forum that hold PCR in such great esteem.
Have we stooped to posting propaganda now?
Roberts, NEW SHERIFF and get used to it!
Isn't proud liberal an oxymoron?
So many traitors, so little time waste on them.
Who is this prize goose?
Let's see here...the United States Army is an Army of freedom and only there temporarily...
the Syrian Army has ALWAYS been an Army of occupation, especially in Lebanon.....
anyone see the difference....
This idiot actually draws a dirct parallel to the moral authority of the US and Syria?
I stopped reading after that...
I fear you are going to get smoked by everyone who comes by, as it might appear you agree with this idiot.
No worries. I'll deal with it . . . and maybe those folks will someday see me going toe-to-toe with the PCR fanatics here, as I regularly do.
By the way, I don't know where you got that screenname, but it doesn't seem to be true.
I love a well thought out, cogent argument from the other side, but thinly reasoned silly tripe is not worth the effort.
Ah, yes. Syria is better than America. And I bet they don't have a trade deficit with China.
How many Iraqi cities did we level again? Was it 10 or 12? And I heard we killed a million civilians.
The last thing wanted by the rulers of those countries, as well as the leaders of Egypt and Pakistan, is more instability that will play into the hands of such Islamist revolutionaries as Osama bin Laden and Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
Yeah, bin Laden and Zarqawi are in a much stronger position than they were in September 2001. Then they only had free rein in Afghanistan and money and training from Saddam. Now they've got....I forget, what exactly do they have?
Oh, yeah, instability. Yeah, that's much better than before. Glad Craig could find the imaginary crap filling in the midst of all the progress we've made.
Drawing moral equivalence between Syria and the US is a disqualifier. Thanks for leading with it - saves me time.
More chicken little over here!!
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