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Clueless Democrats and the Bush Casus Belli

Posted in the database on Thursday, November 03rd, 2005 @ 12:22:05 MST (1244 views)
by Kurt Nimmo    Another Day in the Empire  

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Now they tell us. Prowar Democrats want to investigate Bush’s “intelligence failures”—in other words, the manipulated lies leading to the invasion of Iraq. “Emboldened by last week’s indictment of former top White House aide I. Lewis Libby, Democrats Tuesday used an obscure parliamentary rule to capture the Senate floor,” reports the Christian Science Monitor. “In doing so, they infuriated Republicans but won a timetable to complete a long-delayed Senate investigation of whether the White House manipulated the intelligence used to justify invading Iraq.”

Republicans, of course, don’t want to go there. Democrats, on the other hand, only want to go there as a way to attack Bush, who they believe mismanaged the invasion, not that it was illegal, immoral, and criminal. Needless to say, the so-called “Phase 2? of the investigation is about two and half years late and over 200 billion dollars short. Moreover, the investigation has degenerated into little more than a partisan blame game—Democrats blame neocons such as Feith and the Republicans blame Clinton. “[I]n recent years, the Senate intelligence committee has become increasingly polarized along party lines,” in other words, nothing will happen and the investigation will be a complete waste of time and money. It’s business of usual in Washington where politicos waste billions of dollars in an effort to criticize each other and gain the highest ground.

“Critics assailed the [parliamentary rule] tactic as a cheap trick to seize the agenda at a time when President Bush is gaining momentum after his nomination of Samuel Alito to the Supreme Court and his plan to contain bird flu,” the Christian Science Monitor continues. “Democrats insist that the risky—and apparently successful—gambit was necessary to hold the Bush administration accountable.”

Never mind that “bird flu” is not a threat and does not need to be contained and Samuel Alito (derogatorily called “Scalito” because he differs so little from the Opus Dei Supreme Court Chief Justice Antonin Scalia) will serve as a water boy for the neocons and their kissing cousins, the globalist neolibs. In fact, the Democrats—the vast majority who voted for Bush’s invasion and occupation—will not hold “the Bush administration accountable” in any meaningful or significant way.

If the Democrats were not simply playing partisan games, attempting to score points against Bush for self-serving political reasons, they would demand Bush’s immediate impeachment and move to indict him for high crimes and misdemeanors, war crimes, egregious abuse of office, for telling lies to the American people, and also for numerous and repeated violations of the Constitution, from attacking the Fourth and Sixth amendments to ignoring Section 8, Clause 11.



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