That's your House Speaker
Some of you may have seen this late last week, so my apologies for weighing in on it now. The VP had a slight problem with the Murtha-Pelosi "cut and run...er, redeploy 5000 miles away from the war zone...or the money's gone" plan, and replied to their idea thusly:
"I think if we were to do what Speaker Pelosi and Congressman Murtha are suggesting, all we will do is validate the al-Qaida strategy," the vice president told ABC News. "The al-Qaida strategy is to break the will of the American people ... try to persuade us to throw in the towel and come home, and then they win because we quit."In other words, Al Qaeda's stated strategy has been to break the will of the American public, and the Pelosi-Murtha plan would, in his opinion, achieve that goal (perhaps, or not, unwittingly).
So how did the nation's first female Speaker respond? Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!
Pelosi, at a news conference in San Francisco, said Cheney's criticism of Democrats was "beneath the dignity of the debate we're engaged in and a disservice to our men and women in uniform, whom we all support."Nothing says "I'm a serious leader and I demand respect!" quite like whining like a bitch and running to go tattle-tale on the mean ol' Veep.
"And you know what I'm going to do? I'm going to call the president and tell him I disapprove of what the vice president said," Pelosi said. "It has no place in our debate."
As Reverse Vampyr observes:
Typical liberalism.The VP may not have questioned her patriotism, but I damned sure do.
Claim to support the troops. Attempt to insure America's (and therefore, Bush's) defeat. Shame any opposition into silence. Act insulted that their patriotism might be in question.
The only thing she forgot to do was claim that Murtha's defeatist plan was "for the children."
The Jackass Party, drunk with their new power, is weary of publicly supporting Murtha's plan