They were elected in 2006 with a mandate from the American people: Stop the Iraqi occupation and bring our soldiers home. With Bush’s veto of the Iraq spending bill, their failure to override that veto, and then their immediate concession to Dubya’s demands that withdrawl timetables be removed from the bill, they have punked out once again.
That cowboy is riding this Democratic Congress as if it was jackass that is its symbol. I keep waiting for Ashton Kutcher to pop up on C-SPAN in the middle of a Senate debate.
I completely agree with Michael Rivero at WhatReallyHappened.com:
And I told you that this was EXACTLY what was going to happen. The Democrats would make a big noise about withdrawel, Bush would veto, and the Democrats would cave so that Bush has his endless war and the Democrats are able to go into the 2008 elections saying, “Well, we tried to stop the war."Well, trying is not good enough. We The People worked hard to put the Democrats into Congress in 2006 and the Democrats have officially blown their chance. They do not get another one as far as I am concerned.
I don;t care what Congress wants to do or tries to do, only what they actually do matters and in terms of the mandate they were sent to power with in 2006, they have failed utterly and completely. They will not stop the war. They have ignored Kucinich’s bill of impeachment against Dick Cheney.
Anyone have a good blueprint for a decent guillotine?
Trying to stop the war simply isn’t good enough. Yoda told us, "There is no try. Only do or do not.”
The Congress is supposed to have equal power with the president. Why are they allowing the carnage and the Bush administration’s crimes to continue?
Because they are PUNKS!