Jewish World Review May 24, 2004 / 4 Sivan, 5764

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Hate the prez, hate the troops and hate American foreign policy, while not actively hurting our country's foreign policy goals | Liberals insist that they love our troops, but they just hate the commander in chief. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi was the latest to broadside the commander in chief in a time of war, all the while insisting that she supported our soldiers and Marines in Iraq.

This is what Pelosi said on Wednesday: "Bush is an incompetent leader. In fact, he's not a leader. He's a person who has no judgment, no experience and no knowledge of the subjects he has to decide on. He has on his shoulders the deaths of many more troops."

Now, it's not surprising that a San Francisco liberal would talk in such a disparaging way about a Republican president. Remember, elitists continue insisting Ronald Reagan was an idiot even after he won the Cold War. But Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy was not content to simply slander another Republican commander in chief. Instead, he went after our G.I.s personally by comparing them to Saddam Hussein and Saddam's gang of butchers.

Said Kennedy: "President Bush asked, who would prefer that Saddam's torture chambers still be open? Shamefully, we now learn that Saddam's torture chambers reopened under new management, U.S. management."

Liberals' tortured argument that they can hate the president, hate the troops and hate American foreign policy, while not actively hurting our country's foreign policy goals is becoming less convincing by the day.

And, tragically, it seems like some Democratic leaders would rather America lose this war than let George Bush win reelection. It's a disgusting reality of modern American political life.

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