Funniest Statement Yet
Yahoo News: CRAWFORD, Texas (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said on Thursday he sympathized with a mother who lost a son in Iraq and has been leading a protest vigil near his ranch, but that he would not pull U.S. troops from Iraq now as she has demanded.
"I grieve for every death," Bush said as Cindy Sheehan remained camped out about five miles away.
Grieve for every death? Why do I find that hard to believe?! Tell me!
"It breaks my heart to think about a family weeping over the loss of a loved one. I understand the anguish that some feel about the death that takes place," Bush said.
Ooops wrong. Is there anyone in the Bush family sent to Iraq to die to face his phantom enemy? I'm sure you don't know nothing.
But, he added, "pulling the troops out would send a terrible signal to the enemy."
Hahahah Yes --- that you lost control. That your intentions in Iraq have been found in malice. Withdrawing will be so similar to Vietnam history will label it as yet another loss for America. So is this just all about pride now? Laying down American lives is about tasting the succulent fruit of your daddy's unfinished war? Last time I heard that argument, someone was building the Tower of Babel. Shakes Head*
"Our sons made the ultimate sacrifice and we want answers. All we're asking is that he sacrifice an hour out of his five-week vacation to talk to us, before the next mother loses her son in Iraq. He says he is spreading peace. How can you spread peace by killing people?" she said in a statement issued through Fenton Communications, a public relations firm.
Oh! So the president is on vacation --- again. Will Bush say, "Boys just shoot anything on sight and report back after five weeks, ok? Nevermind the casualties."
"Listen, I sympathize with Mrs. Sheehan," Bush said. "She feels strongly about her position. And she has every right in the world to say what she believes. This is America."
Yes, it is America, she complains but you call the shots. Same tale since centuries back. Nobody listens to crying mothers. She cries and she can cry all she wants because it is America and it is you who call the shots, not her, not the soldiers. Last time I heard America is a democracy. How can think of a grieving mother in so simplistic a way as that alone? I wonder if he sleeps at night. Oh yes indeed he does. It is just one death.
"Oh, I know it's hard for some Americans to see that progress, but we are making progress. ... Withdrawing before the mission is complete would send a signal to those who wonder about the United States' commitment to spreading freedom," he said.
And exactly what progress Mr. President. What of progress and war? Will it send the wrong signal? No, it will send the precise signal that everyone except you and the republicans are hearing now. Your war, and yes I mean your war, not ours nor mine, nor the American nation's is a pointless, ill-defined, unnecessary exercise.
It's time to admit you were wrong. Err you are wrong. Your error is a continuing offense, err... tense. It's time to admit you are wrong.
Labels: US Politics
posted by Jdavies @ 8/12/2005,
- At 10/04/2005 12:03:00 PM, said...
It's a terrible thing, war.
Sad to say it's one of the things that drives technological progress, aside from sex. It's been this way for centuries.
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