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Response to ProSense (Original post)

Sun Jan 1, 2012, 12:07 AM

12. that first paragraph

"Despite these doubts, concerns, and grounds for ambivalence, I had not abandoned my trust in the Bush administration. Between the presidentís performance in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, the swift removal of the Taliban in Afghanistan, and the fact that I wanted the president to succeed, because my loyalty is to my country and he was the leader of my country, I still gave the administration the benefit of the doubt. I believed then that the president was entitled to have his national security judgment deferred to, and to the extent that I was able to develop a definitive view, I accepted his judgment that American security really would be enhanced by the invasion of this sovereign country."

That's the shit we've been fighting ever since. It was because of supposedly progressive folks who held positions like his that we lost valuable ground in confronting the Bush administration and holding them accountable for their obvious overreach.

Bush was clearly out of line the moment he stepped up on that pile of ashes and humanity and declared war on everyone he deemed 'against us'.

That said, I really don't have any axe to grind against GG. He's got a flair for writing and a passion for things which need exposing and addressing. I can appreciate that, at least.

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