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kentuck Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-19-09 10:38 AM
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The GOP Smells Blood.
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They brought out the big dog of attack politics, Newt Gingrich, to tell us how despicable Nancy Pelosi is and that she should resign as the Speaker. You simply cannot criticize the CIA when they are trying to keep our country safe.

The truth of the matter is that the GOP and the CIA are both closely tied to the torture and the lies of the last eight years. Remember the "slam dunk"? Remember the Freedom Medal that George W Bush gave to George Tenet? They were in bed together.

Now, they are attempting to use Nancy Pelosi as a bargaining chip to prevent the American people and the Congress from finding out all the facts about their criminal acts. Dick Cheney and his daughter have been on a crusade to save his snarly neck. And the entire GOP has jumped on the "attack Pelosi" wagon. How dare she attack our CIA when they are trying to protect us, they say.

But Nancy realizes that she is just the bait to get the GOP out in the open. Soon enough, they will be backtracking. They are as fearful of the truth as a vampire is of the daylight.

They have an impossible sell. They want the American people to believe that Nancy Pelosi was "briefed" about the torture techniques, including waterboarding, so therefore, she is an accomplice to whatever happened to the prisoners. It really doesn't matter if she authorized it. Or if she wrote the memos about how to perform the torture. Or if she had a hood over her head as she poured water down the noses and throats of prisoners. None of that matters. The fact that she knew about it and did nothing about it makes her "more guilty" than the perpetrators of the torture. That is what they are attempting to sell the American people.

Speaker Pelosi has an easy task. All she has to do is not resign. Her very presence will keep the Republicans busy with their lies and deception. Eventually, there will be an investigation. The GOP and the CIA will be exposed by the truth. They can only hide for so long. They can attack and divert attention to others but they are as guilty as sin. It is just a matter of time before they stand naked before the judge.
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