Saturday, May 26, 2007

Would You Vote For A Trained Chimp?


Well, the Republican narrative on Iraq has shifted again. Now it's no longer about "fighting them over there so we don't have to fight them over here". Now it's we're "fighting alQaeda to keep their hands off our oil supply (funny, I thought the oil belonged to the Iraqi people)and cut it off to drive gas prices even higher" than the oil companies are doing all on their own. (See, it was all about the oil)The Republican change excuses more times than the number of costume changes at a Cher concert.
So, it must be apparent to anyone who does the math that the Republicans, like the Democrats who gave Bush a blank check to continue the wholesale slaughter, that the voters who demanded change last November were too stupid to realize that they don't have a choice if they aren't able to fill their party's war chest (at least as much as Aipac)because both parties are more concerned with how all this plays out on Fox News than in the way the majority of voters perceive it all. But credit must be given to the Republicans, at least they didn't say they were going to do one thing, and then turn around and do the complete opposite when given the chance. No, they have said all along, and will continue to say that for whatever this week's reason is, that's why we need to be in Iraq. Like a bunch of trained chimps reading from Karl Rove's copy of Joseph Goebbels' playbook(the more you repeat a lie, the more people will believe it), they are going to continue to lay lie upon lie to justify letting our troops die.
But they have abandoned out troops. They need someone who's going to send them off to defend our country, not act as an excuse for defense contractors to continue to fleece the country. Because if you really supported the troops, you'd see that their dying to support a failed foreign policy of pre-emptive war is neither noble nor patriotic, just plain stupid. If you really supported the troops, you'd realize that putting them in harm's way with no clear obtainable objective or exit strategy not only puts them at risk, it puts us all at risk because instead of being here to defend us, they're on the other side of the planet defending....the corpocracy. Proving once again that to the Republicans, the citizens of this country don't matter at all.

5 comments:

Ahenobarbus said...

Pay to play. It's always the same.

Undeniable Liberal said...

Great rant, Lew. Funny, isn't it, how these ballgarglers are so good at sliding that Overton's window.
Now that is quite apparent that it always WAS about the oil, nobody cares, except for maybe, the families of ther dead.

sumo said...

ULib...that's a first for me...ballgarlers...I take my hat off to you for that one.

Lew...do you suppose any of them really thought we didn't know about the oil all along...were they hoping so hard that we didn't...that it just was the accepted answer? Why do they think the American public is so stupid? Maybe because THEY themselves are? I've got to remember my blood pressure!

sumo said...

Garglers! Argh!

Kvatch said...

Proving once again that to the Republicans, the citizens of this country don't matter at all.

Or...to the Democrats, for that matter.