Skip to comments.Matt Talbot: Anniversary of a broken covenant (Two Bags required)
Posted on 05/03/2014 3:50:00 PM PDT by Michael.SF.
ELEVEN YEARS AGO, on May 1, 2003, President Bush stood on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, with a big banner behind him saying Mission Accomplished, and declared victory in Iraq. About 96 percent of the American casualties in that misbegotten war occurred after that declaration of victory. Iraqis are still dying because of that war.
The way the West has traditionally defined a just war can be summarized thus: The cause and the means should be just, there must be reasonable chance of success, and it should only be undertaken after all other means of resolving the underlying conflict have been exhausted.
The Iraq war fails this test utterly. It was based on deliberate lies, and was in no meaningful sense a last resort: weapons inspectors were in Iraq mere weeks before the beginning of the war and had found no weapons of mass destruction.
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How many times do these liberal swine have to plug up their ears when we point out that that banner had nothing whatever to do with George Bush, or with the state of the war in Iraq.
The carrier had finished its tour of duty, and they were almost back to the home port, with the prospect of some time off in the works.
Sailors aren’t allowed to celebrate that?
So, does Obama’s messing in the Middle East meet any of these criteria? This is smokescreen to help the Democrats come to terms, or totally ignore, The One’s utter failure in anything he has touched in international affairs and for them to take their worried eyes off Benghazi. What does it matter now? - Here, look, George Bush did this! Such short attention spans - they should change the Party Animal to a Goldfish!
THEIR assigned mission was over, NOT THE WAR!!!
The Left started telling that lie almost instantly, and haven’t stopped since. I’ve even had arguments with FReepers who believe it.