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MadHound Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-07-06 04:29 PM
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49. Her floor statement makes her actions look even more foolish
She is parroting Bushboy's excuses, down to the threat of WMD's(of which there were none), and trying to tie Iraq to Al Quaeda. Here's an exerpt:

"In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program. He has also given aid, comfort, and sanctuary to terrorists, including Al Qaeda members, though there is apparently no evidence of his involvement in the terrible events of September 11, 2001.

It is clear, however, that if left unchecked, Saddam Hussein will continue to increase his capacity to wage biological and chemical warfare, and will keep trying to develop nuclear weapons. Should he succeed in that endeavor, he could alter the political and security landscape of the Middle East, which as we know all too well affects American security."

Frankly, if this was her honest opinion, then quite frankly it lessens my view of her and her ability to lead. If she was honestly bamboozled by Bush the Dumber, then she frankly doesn't have the intellectual capability to hold the highest office. I think that you're better off with the perception that she voted for the war out of political expediency :shrug:

You are correct, we live in a republic. That means that our leaders are elected to represent the collective will of their constituents. This, along with protecting the Constitution, is job one for any House or Senate member. However given that she voted for the IWR against the will of her constituents, and voted for the Patriot Act, means that she has failed miserably, and sadly all of us are paying for it, many with their lives.

And again, defunding this war would NOT hurt the troops, it would simply mean that they have to come home ASAP.

Sorry, but you are factually incorrect, no matter how you try to spin this. If you wish to continue to delude yourself, fine. Just don't expect a lot of people to go along with you for the ride.

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