Wednesday, April 25, 2007
Pelosi to Petraeus: “I can’t hear you! I can’t hear you! Nya-nya-nyaaa!”
I can only surmise that the news in
So good that Democrat leaders were, at first, not going to attend a classified briefing given by General Petraeus, the
This is a telling decision. Pelosi has presented
Redstate culls a revealing remark from Roll Call:
“The [Democratic] aides said that sending Petraeus is an effort to blunt Democratic criticism of the war.”
How could a classified briefing from Petraeus “blunt Democratic criticism of the war” unless the information contained in the briefing doesn’t support what the Defeatocrats…er, Democrats, have been saying?
Roll Call also relates a nice zinger from Boehner:
“…If I were delaying funding for his soldiers, I wouldn't want to look the General in the eyes either…”
Applying Occam’s Razor, it can only be that Democrats are not really serious about the issue, except for whatever political gain can be had. Attending a bi-partisan briefing when you’re not assured of fodder for the evening news is a waste of time if your only true goal is fodder for the evening news.
Bottom line; don’t confuse Pelosi and her party with the facts.
On "60 Minutes" recently,
's Republican Sen. John McCain said, "I'd rather lose a campaign than lose a war." Does anyone believe the same of Nancy Pelosi? Arizona