Archives for June 2006

Osama’s Congressman

On “Meet the Press” Sunday, John Murtha endorsed al-Qaeda’s foreign policy. The upwardly mobile, cut-and-run specialist (who, by the way, is a “war hero”) told Tim Russert he still supports the foreign policy that convinced Osama bin Laden to launch the 9/11 attacks: Now, the other day we were doing a debate, and [the Republicans] said, “Well, Beirut was a different situation. We cut and … [Read more...]

What Hillary Actually Said

Media spinmeisters have claimed Hillary Clinton showed her mettle Tuesday during her keynote address to the “Take Back America” conference, daringly baiting her party’s leftist base with her “hawkish,” “centrist” Iraq policy. Norman Solomon called the speech “premature triangulation.” In fact, the fringe crowd repeatedly cheered her on, because Hillary slavishly followed leftist talking points … [Read more...]

The Left and the Death of Zarqawi

George W. Bush called it “a severe blow to al-Qaeda.” Donald Rumsfeld called it “a significant victory.” Joe Biden admitted it a was “very significant hit.” How did much of the Left describe the killing of al-Qaeda murderer Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi? A “transparent psychological operations campaign run out of the Pentagon”; “a double tragedy”; “part of a larger and tragic story of miscalculation”; a … [Read more...]