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Lorika quote from a time machine

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That's taken from the ol' New Patriot blog the day after George W. Bush was re-elected and my soul was crushed.

It's interesting now, reading comments from what I called right-wing fucknuts. The neocon war mongers, the "Syria and Iran are next" crowd. They were emboldened in 2004, following their clueless arrogant leader into the worst foreign policy disaster in American history. That's what Sen. Chuck Hagel calls it. He's pissed and wrote a book that's now on my wishlist. I gotta give full respect to a Republican who was smart and brave enough to stand up to the incompetence and deception of the Bush Administration way before it was cool.

As for the fucknuts... they're still out there, but a lot of them are hiding in their dark holes.
Probably cowering from the bright light of truth that shines from my pants area.

That's right, I wear TRUTH PANTS.

April 1, 2008 at 02:36 AM in Current Affairs | Permalink

Comments

Hi Chuck,

I'm not to scared to say that I still support President Bush, I'm not lurking in any dark hole. Sure, public opinion might not be in my side. I was in college when Sept. 11th happened and hold a strong emotional attachment to him, I admit it. I also wouldn't be surprised that his approval ratings will start to tick up before he leaves, especially if things continue to stabilize in Iraq.

I also think this President and anyone associated with him has been unfairly demonized. I just can't believe that when he stepped into the office he wanted war. I also don't believe the American people wanted war prior to Sept. 11. However, on the onset of both Afghanistan and Iraq, the American public and the overwhelming majority of our politicians approved of both.

He actually now holds some very classic liberal ideals like nation building, which I find ironic that many on the left attack him for. Isolationism has actually been a conservative principle for decades.

I also don't think it helps our politics to demonize and name call the other side. I admit I'm prone to do the same so I understand.

Posted by: Terry Ann at Apr 1, 2008 3:14:53 PM

Terry Ann... the people I"m referring to are trolls. If you go look at some of the comments on New Patriot (I can point you to plenty), these are people who love war from the comfort of their keyboard and are basically huge dicks. I'm not grouping you with them. :-)

But, I think it's sad and ignorant to still support Bush after all the many ways he's screwed this country. I can think of 4,000 reasons not to support him, every single dead American soldier.

Posted by: Chuck at Apr 1, 2008 4:47:46 PM

Chuck,

I don't think I'm sad or ignorant because I still support Bush. Most of our American
soldiers serving in Iraq and Afghanistan still support their Commander-in-Chief.
Our military has managed to free millions of Iraqi's and Afghani's from oppressive
regimes. That's no small accomplishment.

Posted by: Terry Ann at Apr 1, 2008 5:47:26 PM

Let's be clear that we're talking about the decision to invade Iraq on false pretenses - not Afghanistan.

If you have an emotional connection to Pres. Bush, that's fine. There just aren't facts to support him or his failed policies. Many in active military duty feel the same way, and they should be his strongest base. When asked if they approved or disapproved of how Bush is handling the war in Iraq , 40 percent said they approved, 38 percent said they disapproved.

Posted by: Chuck at Apr 1, 2008 5:56:50 PM

Chuck,

"Let's be clear that we're talking about the decision to invade Iraq on false pretenses"

Actually, I didn't know that's what we were talking about. I thought we were talking
about people who still support him being f-tards, sad and ignorant? But that's fine.

Please tell me what lie did President Bush tell?

Posted by: Terry Ann at Apr 1, 2008 6:25:04 PM

I'm sorry. You didn't say f-tards. You said f-nuts. I correct that part in my previous
post.

Posted by: Terry Ann at Apr 1, 2008 6:27:25 PM

This is why I don't do political blogging anymore!

Right-wing fucknut is the perfect term for the type of aggressive warmongers that hide behind anonymous comments on political blogs. I also think it's funny. I'm not not calling you a right-wing fucknut, so it's up to you if you choose to be offended.

As for anyone who still believes GW Bush is awesome, the Iraq War was a great idea, etc. - well yes, I think that's sad and ignorant. Sorry. I still think you're a fine person, and I won't bother to try changing your mind because you probably have religious or other reasons for your beliefs.

End of story, can we move on plz?

Posted by: Chuck at Apr 1, 2008 7:43:39 PM

Fine, let's move on.

Posted by: Terry Ann at Apr 1, 2008 10:40:53 PM