Skip to comments.DEMOCRATS POLITICIZE WAR IN IRAQ
Posted on 07/14/2003 5:19:48 PM PDT by PhiKapMom
Los Angeles Times Ron Brownstein: I think clearly, the Democrats, theres obviously a political element of this. The Democrats have been on the defensive on national security issues all year, and they have struggled to find a line of argument about dealing with Iraq ... (CNN News, 7/14/03)
Reps. Jim McDermott (D-WA) And David Bonior (D-MI) Visited Baghdad To Support Saddams Regime And Urged Bush Administration To Not Play The Blame Game With Iraq. (Laura Meckler, Division Over Iraq Despite Bush Hopes For Unity, The Associated Press, 9/29/02)
Dean Claimed Iraq War About Midterm Elections. Dean suggested a political motive for the campaign focus on Iraq, noting that voters traditionally rally behind a president in times of international tensions. Its hard to escape the conclusion that some of this has to do with the midterm elections. (Mike Glover, Annual Dinner Draws Democratic Presidential Hopefuls, The Associated Press, 10/6/02)
Two Days After Voting For Use Of Force Resolution, Kerry Said There Was No Justification For Initiating War With Iraq. If the president of the United States decides to go unilaterally, I think it would be one of the great catastrophes and mistakes of our time There is no justification whatsoever for sending Americans, for the first time in American history, to war as the belligerent, as the initiator of it . . . without showing an imminent threat to our country. (H.J. Res. 114, Roll Call #237, Passed 77-23: R 48-1; D 29-21; I 0-1, 10/11/02; C. T. Revere, Sen. Kerry: War Resolution Not Absolute, Tucson Citizen, 10/14/02)
Dean Asked Why Other Dem Hopefuls Didnt Stand Up To The President When It Mattered. Dean insisted that he is the only candidate who opposed President Bushs request to use force against Saddam Hussein. All these guys running say how terrible Iraq is, Dean told Iowa voters Sunday Where were they four months ago when we really needed them to stand up to the president of the United States? (Jeff Zeleny, Potential For War Troubles Field Of Democratic Hopefuls, Chicago Tribune, 1/20/03)
Dean Claimed President Has Obsession With Iraq. Describing President Bushs foreign policy approach as ghastly, Dean said the White House was doing virtually nothing about [North Korea] as it prepares for war with Baghdad. Its appalling. They are putting us in harms way because of their obsession with Iraq (John Whitesides, Dean Says Bush Putting U.S. In Harms Way, Reuters, 3/5/03)
On Eve Of War, Daschle Blamed Potential War Casualties On President Bush. Im saddened, saddened that this president failed so miserably at diplomacy that were now forced to war. Saddened that we have to give up one life because this president couldnt create the kind of diplomatic effort that was so critical for our country. (Senator Tom Daschle, Remarks At AFSCME Conference, 3/17/03)
Despite March Promise Not To Attack President During War, In April, Kerry Called For Regime Change In America. What we need now is not just a regime change in Saddam Hussein and Iraq, but we need a regime change in the United States. (Glen Johnson, Democrats On The Stump Plot Their War Rhetoric, The Boston Globe, 3/11/03; Glen Johnson, Kerry Says Us Needs Its Own Regime Change, The Boston Globe, 4/3/03)
Kerry Campaign Was Thrilled At Backlash On Regime Change Comment. Strategists for Kerry were thrilled at the back-and-forth, which crowded out news of their candidates second-place finish in the early campaign money chase. Any day were having a fight with Tom DeLay and Rush Limbaugh is a day were having a fight with the right people, said the strategist It only serves to validate for Democratic voters what a good Democrat you are. (Mark Z. Barabak, Kerry Accuses GOP Of Fake Patriotism In Flap, Los Angeles Times, 4/5/03)
DNC Uses Email Video Attack On President Bush As Fundraising Tool. An e-mail that the Democratic National Committee sent Thursday to more than a million party faithful appealed for donations to pay for an ad that sharply questions President Bushs veracity on Iraqs weapons as several of the candidates stepped up their criticism of the commander in chief. (Nedra Pickler, Democrats Sharply Question Bushs Credibility On Iraq, The Associated Press, 7/10/03)
Democrat Activist Groups Run Television Ad Attacking President Bush On War. [T]he online advocacy groups MoveOn.org and Win Without War are launching a television advertising campaign accusing Bush of misleading Americans. The ads feature unflattering, green-tinted photos of the president
(Brian Faler, Politics, The Washington Post, 7/14/03)
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Thereby achieving one of the Democrats' objectives.
They, and their enablers in the media, are out to destroy not only the morale of our troops, but of the nation. Without any concern for national security, the economy or any praiseworthy principle whatsoever, except their own political power.
Sorry sacks of sh!t...
Squash 'em like a bug in '04.
Their own party members have no clue who is running and no one cares.
Enjoy, I am.
I think the media should be made aware of what effect this NON-STORY they're hyping is having on our troops. The democrats should pay dearly for what they have done
FLASH: The sun rises in the east. Film at dawn.
btw....a dear Freeper(DrDeb) sent me pics of Bush's aircraft landing to send to Mike and his troops....It was a huge success and all the pilots and troops loved it.
have I said how much I hate RATS!
.Rooseveldt would be handing their head to them on a platter or up on sedition charges!!
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