Sunday, November 27, 2005

America Agreees: Democrats Hurting our Troops

Doing Saddam's/al-Qaeda's work, the Dems are...from today's Washington Post:

Democrats fumed last week at Vice President Cheney's suggestion that criticism of the administration's war policies was itself becoming a hindrance to the war effort. But a new poll indicates most Americans are sympathetic to Cheney's point.
Seventy percent of people surveyed said that criticism of the war by Democratic senators hurts troop morale -- with 44 percent saying morale is hurt "a lot," according to a poll taken by RT Strategies. Even self-identified Democrats agree: 55 percent believe criticism hurts morale, while 21 percent say it helps morale
[what drug are they on?-ed.]

But the survey itself cannot be dismissed as a partisan attack. The RTs in RT Strategies are Thomas Riehle, a Democrat, and Lance Tarrance, a veteran GOP pollster.
Their poll also indicates many Americans are skeptical of Democratic complaints about the war
. Just three of 10 adults accept that Democrats are leveling criticism because they believe this will help U.S. efforts in Iraq. A majority believes the motive is really to "gain a partisan political advantage."

...there is still support for Bush's policy going forward. A plurality, 49 percent, believe that troops should come home only when the Iraqi government can provide for its own security, while 16 percent support immediate withdrawal, regardless of the circumstances.

So whom do the Democrats actually represent when they scream about their hateful dissent being "patriotic"? Not the majority of Americans; apparently not even the majority of their own party. The Democrats have fallen into the hands of the far-left; they now serve to fullfill the Moveon/Michael Moore wing of their party.

If Bush and the Republicans continue to speak truth to the Democrats' lies, there will be a rout in 2006 - just not the one that the left and their media organs are expecting...

WaPo story here:

Maybe the Democrats are (once again) too in the thrall of the mainstream media to discern truth anymore. Here is a picture from Cindy "Mother" Sheehan's book signing:

And here's the picture al-Reuters decided to publish:

Enough to bring a tear to Nancy Pelosi's eye...too bad it is a distortion of the truth. Not unlike much of what we hear from the Dems/MSM these days...

Photos via Sweetness and Light:


Kevin said...

An important part of politics is critique and learning from mistakes.

Is it really better to not question whether this war is just in order to keep the troops' morale high?

This sounds to me like one of those push polls that ask, "Do you think the Democrats might be complaining about the war to gain a partisan political advantage?" to which people don't want to act like they're being fooled and indicate a belief in such. Heck, I would agree that the Democrats are using the war debate to gain an advantage, but that doesn't discredit the criticism directed against the US's administration.

The probligo said...

The photos? Yeah. They remind me of the photos taken and published of the "crowds" witnessing the symbolic toppling of Saddam's statue in Baghdad. You know the one - all 200 of them strategically crowded on the far side from the camera...