The New York Daily News reports on a touching gesture by Sheiks in Anbar province:
Last week, Democratic Senator Charles Schumer (L-NY) paid his usual compliments to the troops by calling them incompetent.
Not to be outdone, John "Genghis" Kerry issued his own unique
|It's really important that people in quick visits to Iraq don't get, uh, sidetracked by what's really at stake here. Anbar province is Sunni violence, eh, by Al-Qaeda against -- it was originally Al-Qaeda, and -- and -- and the Sunni sheiks decided they were tired of seeing their daughters raped and their sons beheaded and violence in their villages, so they took advantage of this moment, and they've decided to cooperate with us in order to protect Sunni within their pruh -- essentially Sunni province...|
And, in his usual quest for C-SPAN face-time, Slow Joe Biden squeaked out a caustic retort to Gen. Petraeus' testimony -- before he'd even testifed:
|I think [Petraeus is] dead, flat, wrong. The fact of the matter is that there is -- that this idea of the security gains that we've made have had no impact on the underlying sectarian dynamic. None! None! Whatsoever.|
As all of us know, Biden's qualifications for making these statements include his seemingless endless career on the public dole, including his prestigious service on the Wilmington, Deleware city council.
Quick quiz. Which doesn't belong?
a) Harry Truman
b) John F. Kennedy
c) Franklin Delano Roosevelt
d) Joe Biden*
* Substitute any of the following -- Durbin, Feinstein, Kennedy, Kerry, Kucinich, Pelosi, Reid, Schumer for Slow Joe Biden -- and repeat test
The mission of the modern Democratic Party? Demoralize and smear the troops -- with plan B out-and-out surrender. That's a platform that should really resonate with the American people in 2008.
Hat tips: Prairie Pundit and Larwyn