Skip to comments.Kristol: ‘Mood is Bleak’ at White House (uh-huh)
Posted on 10/18/2005 11:35:27 AM PDT by pissant
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Then you must have missed his support for the War on Terror.
I still like Mort. One of the oh so few dems I do like.
Thank you for your post, you just made my afternoon.
LOL. Hold yer fire then. We want you around these parts still...
Well as a conservative and an advocate of smaller government, I wouldn't want anyone to try to live up to Irving Kristol's reputation. I remember what he did in 2000 but I also remember 2-3 years ago his rag of a magazine taken as absolute truth when it advocated the invasion of Iraq, which it did endlessly
Actually, unlike you neo-coms, we call out other conservatives when they're acting like they want a nice write-up in the Style Section.
Neo-coms never question their leaders, as evidenced by none of them calling out Farrakhan for his latest rantings about levees being blown up.
LOL. Call Blocking is in order!
?!?! Neo-com, please define. I never supported Kristol nor any of other faux conservatives
Yes, but its human nature to jump out of the foxhole and on the "popular" bandwagon when your being attacked.
We just whine about it later, and blame someone else.
Neo-Com not Neo-Con
Priceless.....though I do not condone it.
William Kristol was one of the original Neocons, and his Mother Getrude Himmelfarb was also a Neocon. They had stellar careers and as far as I know not in backstabbing. The Weekly Standard and Kristol were big proponents of The War on terrorism as most on freerepublic,and we realize Rome was not built in a day. kristol thinks we and the white House give a crap what he thinks. He is so small both physically and mentally that he should drive a Scion as his limousine.
Domestically, he has criticized President Bush most particularly on immigration and spending as have many conservatives.
I began reading Bill Kristol (who has one of the nation's BEST conservative mind's) long before GW ever came upon the National scene, and he doesn't base his opinions on who is in office, not now, no ever. Don't look for him to change. And that is a GOOD thing.
Yep. And Rove or Libby (1) would not have testified anew and (2) would have stepped down. Thus, the question is really: Who has not testified? Wilson, Plame, Pinkus come to mind...
Oh Sh*t. That's good!!!
And what exactly is a neo-com? My political stance on most issues is to the right of Jesse Helms
Exactly, however I believe you're speaking about Irving, who considered himself the 'Godfather'. BTW, the little Frummer boy went down a long path a few years back singing the praises of Irving as well. Worthless article doubting the patriotism of anyone that didn't pull the neocon line.
The Weekly Standard and Kristol were big proponents of The War on terrorism
Kristol thinks we and the white House give a crap what he thinks
Well considering the architects for the WOST were tied to his little organization and signed the statement of principles, somebody cared what he thought at one time. Any of those names familiar at the bottom of that page?
Neo-Com = New Communist
As in most of today's Democrats and other lefty types.
I'm sorry if you sounded like one of them.
I just find it amusing that now he finds a conservative bone, realizing something's rotten somewhere in Washington, and he's suddenly become lower than Ted Kennedy.
For the record, as a conservative I never listened to anything coming from the Standard, but I've never considered the administration conservative either. Hawkish maybe. Conservative no
But if I had to bet, I would expect no indictments from this grand jury and Fitzgerald will merely release a report that criticizes a number of people for loose handling of classified information and recommends tighter controls on this information. The left has had its expectations built up into a rapt anticipation of indictments against Bush officials, and there will be crushing disappointment among liberals when there are no indictments, except possibly Wilson for the initial leak or Miller for perjury. Meanwhile sales of Prozac and Zoloft will soar in liberal New England.
Oh for God's sake...I am so tired of the "shoot the messenger" posts on FR I'm ready to BARF!!!!!!
it pains me to have you make a play on Kristol's name with "Kristallnacht" which was such an ugly event in human history. pls reconsider.
Just passing it along for what it's worth.
Good, that makes the investigation look even more thorough and impartial. Fitz is just following his instructions from AG Gonzalez.
Perhaps fitzy is waiting to see how Ronnie Earle fares?
We are going to have to start having the old "deeply saddened" pic of Tom Daschle replaced by one of Kristol with his head in his hands.
5/02/03 - In the Boston Globe on 10/02/05, Wilson states that he has been advising the Kerry campaign for about 5 months
7/06/03 - Wilson writes his famous "What I Didnt Find in Africa" article for the NYT. Mind you, he was a Kerry adviser at the time.
7/14/05 - The Novak article comes out identifying Valerie Plame
7/29/04 - The Senate Committe investigating Wilson's report discredits it and says it was wrong and useless.
Matt Cooper of Time has testified that he called Rove initially, but it was Rove who said that Wilson's wife was CIA, but Rove didnt say she was covert and didnt name her.
Cooper subsequently brought up Plame's identity with Libby, who only confirmed it for him.
Rove confirmed Plame's identity with Novak.
Valerie's last overseas posting (strange wording by Mr. Wilson himself) ended in 1997, however, some reports say her cover was blown earlier by Aldrich Ames in 1994.
European and British intelligence agencies still stand by the claim that Iraq sought yellowcake from Niger.
Plame met Wilson in 1997, Wilson divorced his wife in 1998, he and Plame bought a house together in 1998. How, exactly, are affairs with married men by covert operatives considered by the CIA?
Valerie revealed her status as a NOC on her 3rd or 4th "date" with Wilson, according to Vanity Fair.
The upshot, while working for the Kerry campaign, Wilson wrote an untruthful column for the New York Times to smear Bush by altering the facts he gathered from a CIA mission. A mission that he got because of his wife. The Senate later discredited Wilson's claims and came to the opposite conclusion from his report. Wilson had claimed that Plame had nothing to do with it. After being discredited, Wilson was dropped from the Kerry campaign.
You know, to the average American, this whole CIA incident has no meaning whatsoever. While at lunch yesterday at work discussing this story, seven people in my office had no idea who Karl Rove is.
How would Kristol know anything? What high level source in the Administration would trust him since he has been trashing the President with vitriol usually reserved for Democrats and traitors?
He hates Bush, he hates Meirs, he is pro-choice, pro- federally funded embryonic stem cell research etc. The true colors of the President's detractors who claim to be the "true" Conservatives is showing now, and it ain't pretty.
How McCain who spent most of the VN war as a prisoner has become a military expert is beyond me. The man was a navy pilot.
Kristol is proving that he is afflicted with whining man disease.
A very boring research project for some young skull full of mush would be to make a chart of the Joker's predictions and tally how many were right and how many were wrong. And to compile a list of named sources for his information. I wonder if he has a DoD security clearance.
And hopefully, they don't vote!
I heard Kristal. I can not tolirate him at all. He is such a hang down your head tom dolie type.
Well, there are all shades of conservatives. I just don't like his particular shade.
I think Kristol and Gergen are a perfect pair.
I suspect you'll be proven right, and that Kristol will be proven monumentally wrong. And yet, he'll still be an "expert" analyst on Fox.
Anyone know how many cabinet level indictments there were during the Clinton years?
I cannot stand Gergen. He is another gloom and doomer.
McCain isn't a military expert. He's a punk who's been using his unfortunate POW experience to justify his presence in the US senate. He is not respected or admired by most conservatives here in Arizona.