Great, Just What We Need, Another President in Denial
by James Glaser
George Bush has been asked point blank if he can think of any mistakes he has made since becoming President and he can't think of even one. The man is either in denial or he is a liar. Because of all the mistakes made before attacking Iraq and all the mistakes made while attacking Iraq, Soldiers and Marines are being killed and wounded every day of the week, 365 days a year. To me those are BIG mistakes.
Hillary Rodham Clinton wants to be our next President, and like George Bush, she will not admit making a mistake. Hillary will not call her vote in 2002 that authorized military action in Iraq a mistake. Patrick Healy, writing in the New York Times tells how "several advisers, friends, and donors said in interviews that they had urged her to call her vote a mistake in order to appease antiwar Democrats, who play a critical role in the nominating process."
So, what does Ms. Clinton do? She does a "John Kerry," and says if she had known then what she knows now, she would never have voted for the Senate resolution authorizing force.
Well, there were millions of us back then, who knew then what Hillary knows now. George Bush really isn't all that slick, but he was slick enough to scam Hillary Clinton into voting his way. . . and she thinks she has the smarts enough to be President?
One of the first things you learn growing up, is it is better to tell the truth. Remember your mom or dad saying, "If you admit that you did wrong, it won't be so bad on you," or some thing like that? Well Hillary won't tell the truth. She is like that spoiled kid that wants it both ways. She got caught doing something wrong, but refuses to admit a mistake. Things will go harder with millions of voters. They don't want another George Bush.
Now, dead is dead, but not for the Pentagon. For some reason they think it is better for them if a GI is killed in an accident rather than being killed by the enemy.
Officials immediately ruled out enemy fire as a cause of the crash, which left charred wreckage of the twin-rotor Chinook scattered on a dusty, open plain in Zabul province, just 50 yards from the main Kabul-Kandahar highway.
It is actually harder on those Soldier's loved ones knowing that their loved one died because of poor equipment. We have been at war, in combat, in Afghanistan since 2001, and that is hard on equipment If these guys were killed due to equipment failure instead of being shot down, it is another example of our politicians in Washington not supporting the troops. Now, some company will make a lot of money replacing that helicopter. Of course that is what war is all about.
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