Tuesday, February 20, 2007

What Statesmanship is all about... (and what it isn't)

Check out the video on Eric Cantor's web page (click on "Historic Debate"). There you will see shining examples of statesmanship, untainted by the politically expedient caterwalling to which we have become so accustomed as of late.

There has been opposition voiced to our efforts in Iraq based on the notion that our troops have been fighting a politically-correct war, with both hands tied behind their backs. This has, in their view, led to unnecessary American casualties, and a war drawn out far longer than it would otherwise have been. At the same time, these people have not thought about capitulation, surrender, cut and run, and/or "redeployment;" rather, their point is that we haven't gone far enough to achieve victory in the most efficient manner possible. There are, of course arguments to be made on their behalf.

But, to the democrats and willing RINOs--the Murthas, the Pelosis, the Kerrys, (and yes, the Hagels)-- opposition to our efforts in Iraq has never been, nor is now, about "supporting the troops" nor of the successful completion of their mission.

Rather, it has, and has always been about a Machiavellian quest to obtain and to maintain power, no matter the cost, no matter who or what is jeopardized in the process; even to the extent of throwing the security of their own nation under the bus to achieve their nefarious political ends.

Some have been afraid to say it, but I'll say it unabashedly and scream it from the rooftops:

The "antiwar" democrats (and their willing RINO accomplices), who offer capitulation as the only alternative, are TRAITORS, in the most pejorative sense of the word.

They deserve no quarter, and deserve to be called out for who they are.

It's about time that the light of truth is shown upon these cockroaches for all the world to see.

Take Britt Hume, for instance:
That sound bite from John Murtha suggests that it’s time a few things be said about him. Even the “Washington Post” noted he didn’t seem particularly well informed about what’s going on over there, to say the least. Look, this man has tremendous cachet among House Democrats, but he is not — this guy is long past the day when he had anything but the foggiest awareness of what the heck is going on in the world.
And that sound bite is naivete writ large, and the man is an absolute fountain of such talk, and the fact that he has ascended to the position he has in the eyes of the Democrats in the House and perhaps Democrats around the country tells you a lot about how much they know or care about what’s really going on over there.
Amen, Britt.

h/t Newsbusters