Monday, April 18, 2011

What's The Point of Holding Onto Power ...

... if it requires making peace with generals who oversaw torture? Complete with a set of fantastic non-denial denials ... he was never directly linked to the wrong doing! He maintains that he had no knowledge of the events at Abu Ghraib! So he's not evil, just completely out of touch with his chain of command.

I'm all for recognizing that civil libertarians aren't an appreciable size of the Democratic base, especially in a place like Texas, but there's hippie punching and then there's hippie punching. Jeez Louise.

5 comments:

Holden Pattern said...

Yes, yes, but he's the best we can do in the current situation, and he's not as bad as the Republicans, so SHUT UP YOU DIRTY HIPPIE! WHY ARE YOU OBJECTIVELY PRO-REPUBLICAN??!?!?

D. McManus said...

More posts from Neil, please!

Nicholas Beaudrot said...

Neil is on vacation.

... do I suck that bad?

low-tech cyclist said...

Even aside from Abu Ghraib, the stream of bullshit coming out of 'Dirty' Sanchez' office during that phase of the Iraq war was more like a raging river.

If he told me the sun rose in the east this morning, I'd want to double-check.

No, I don't want him representing the Democratic Party. As Stephen Suh said the other day, there has to be some limit to how big you want to make that tent.

Andy said...

Seriously! The dems aren't happy just losing the Texas senate seat, they also want to look like jerks doing it.