Lust: About Balls
"Americans do not cut and run, Americans do not abandon their commitments, and Americans do not abandon their friends."
-Sen. John Cornyn, Texas Republican
"Retreat is not an option in Iraq. Achieving victory is our only option ... We have no choice but to confront these terrorists, win the war on terror and spread freedom and democracy around the world."
-House Majority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio
"The choice for the American people is clear; don't run in the face of danger, victory will be our exit strategy."
-Rep. Mike Conaway, R-Texas
Well done, boys. And as for you, Mr. Kerry...
The Senate vote unfolded unexpectedly as the second-ranking GOP leader, Sen. Mitch McConnell, introduced legislation he said was taken from a proposal by Sen. John Kerry, the Massachusetts Democrat and war critic. It called for Bush to agree with the Iraqi government on a schedule for withdrawal of combat troops by Dec. 31, 2006.
You need a spanking. Preferably, with those flip-flops you're so damn proud of. Thanks for reminding me, yet again, how damn glad I am that I broke my solid record of 20 years of voting for Democrats (gasp!), and voted for W.
(a real, live neo-con by the historic definition, and f'ing proud of it, too.)