Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Chickenhawks Unite? Romney Runs to Bush Forcing Bush To Consider Running Back To McCain/Powell/Warner

You have got to love it. Governor Mitt Romney who, along with President George Bush, spent the Vietnam War era keeping their respective ivy covered college campuses secure from attacks by "townie raids on garden parties" have united in their distrust and distaste of the Geneva Convention, which sets international standards for the treatment of wartime prisoners.

No matter that most genuine war heroes - McCain and Powell to name but two - think that President Bush is out of his mind to even attempt anything so reckless that will, they believe, put American troops at risk and undercut America's moral authority in the world.

McCain and Powell? Yeah, those two guys are REAL soft on the War on Terror. Having never served in the military myself, let alone seen real combat, I'm going to have to go with those that actually have military experience.

The conservative nut job cabal of Limbaugh/Norquist/Kristol are arguing that McCain is not a true conservative because he seems unwilling to allow America to participate in torture. These three are, of course, a very small part of a very large problem in the GOP. Namely, they have lost their goddamned minds.

Instead of questioning McCain's national security/conservative credentials these three should be questioning why the GOP favorability ratings are in the toilet nationally. The only reason the GOP has a prayer, and its not much of a prayer, of holding the House in 06 is because of the last 10 years of gerrymandering. The Republican Congress has managed something remarkable, they have alienated the social conservatives as well as the fiscal conservatives and have absolutely zilch to show for it.

Why don't you do a rant on that Rush? You fat, fear mongering bastard.

Which brings us back Romney's position on all this. Which is weaker for national security? Taking the side of the garden party set? Or taking the side of real military heroes?