Chopping Down Every Cherry Tree
Here’s the quick and dirty of why Bush’s current campaign ads are just another example of how the guy cannot tell the truth. (from Moby’s log)
to the right wing conservatives who visit moby.com and read my journal entries, how do you defend the bush administrations contradicting themselves and making advertisements using images from 9-11 when they said that they wouldn’t?
On 1/23/02, President Bush said “I have no ambition whatsoever to use [9/11 or national security] as a political issue.”
On 5/17/02, Vice President Cheney said using 9/11 for political gain is “thoroughly irresponsible and totally unworthy of national leaders in a time of war.”
On 3/4/03, Senate Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Richard Shelby (R-AL) is asked if Republicans should use the war for political gain and responded, “Absolutely not. And as a Republican, I would deplore such tactics.”
[Sources: AP, 1/23/02; Washington Times, 5/17/02; CNN, 3/4/02]
NY Daily News:
The Bush reelection campaign yesterday unveiled its first three campaign commercials showcasing Ground Zero images, angering some 9/11 families who accused President Bush of exploiting the tragedy for political advantage.
Ãƒâ€šÃ‚Â “It’s a slap in the face of the murders of 3,000 people,” said Monica Gabrielle, whose husband died in the twin tower attacks. “It is unconscionable.”
Why do people find this behavior laudable in not only a presidential candidate, but the actual president? Why do they continue to support him?
After the lies and overthrowing soverign powers, destroying personal freedoms and privacy protection, damaging the environment, destroying our reputation in the world community, and in general, being a twit, what good has this guy done for this country? NOTHING
If he wins (buys) the election in November, New Zealand is calling….