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PATRICK Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-14-05 01:13 PM
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27. I remember Kerry
direly warning Bush not to violate the war vote by abandoning the UN approval. More easily dismissed and forgotten. The Bush team had their semblance of blank check and what were the swindled compromisers going to do once troops were engage? Why did they even bother signing on? In the simple hope that weapons inspections would provide an out to direct responsibility, one way or the other?

The various Dems can probably write a biographic volume, "How I Have been Had and Could Still Be." The trap, if one still was mesmerized by American foreign policy directions in general, was real, the practical options of stopping the war seemingly none, the politics a lose-lose situation(if they knew even that?). One had to surrender to the reality of the Bush regime was and was absolutely committed to do and the things that would allow it. I think even those who voted against never had this firm foundation of distrust unmitigated by the need to join together for necessary and old policies- which the Bush team only manipulated for their own ends.

It is the duty of real leaders to get out of such traps or reverse their attitude of cooperation and surrender that stemmed from a long idiotic retreat from a stolen election and the GOP Noise Machine. I mean is the wily charismatic Bush shooting Dem Senators in front of the Capitol steps? Wellstone, with difficulty, had swung away from this big surrender and more than the other anti-war voters was poised on the brink to lead the party away from its collaboration slant, perhaps even more influential than Dean, lead the party leadership in the right direction and trust the American people not the crooks these same Dems OKed in the commission of electoral theft.
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