Friday, April 20, 2007
Dusty Harry Rolls The Dice
Current Senate Majority Leader Dusty Harry (D-Circus Circus) likes to talk a big game. He loves to get in front of the camera and draw himself up to his full height (whatever that may be) and loom large before his audience as he wags his bony fingers and lectures ad nauseum.
And yesterday nausea is exactly what he caused.
Dusty Harry yesterday took to the cameras and microphones to declare the War in Iraq to be a lost cause. He tried to back track on the floor of the US Senate and “clarify” his statement to mean that Iraq is a lost cause as long as W doesn’t listen to democratic luminaries such as himself and The Pelosi. In case you didn’t know, they have all the answers even though what they know about victory can be written on the head of a pin with room left over for the World Book Encyclopedia.
Dusty Harry isn’t interested in victory. He isn’t interested in winning the War in Iraq, the War in Afghanistan or the War on Terror. Dusty Harry cares only for defeat because a US defeat is in the best interests of his party. Yes, dear reader, I’m stating unequivocally and for the record that Dusty Harry is cheering for his own country to lose by going before the public and claiming the cause is already lost.
Dusty Harry made his declaration from the safe comfortable confines of Washington, DC surrounded by people who believe him to be a leader. The beltway echo chamber rejoices in Harry’s pontifications because it confirms their world view. You’ll note Dusty Harry did not say this within earshot of any soldier, sailor, airman or Marine who answered their country’s call (with Dusty Harry’s vote by the way) and put themselves in harm’s way.
So, Harry, go and tell this to the soldiers. Tell them they have lost the war on your say so. Tell that to the sailors in the Gulf. Tell it to the airmen who rule the skies over Iraq. Most importantly, go tell it to the Marines. I’m not so sure they’ll take very kindly to someone of your ilk telling them they’ve been beaten by a bunch of rag tag Islamofacist Murdering Thugs. You accuse W of only listening to those who tell him what he wants to hear. That, Senator, is the pot calling the kettle black. Who are you surrounded by? Who puts the words in your mouth? You’re little more than a Moveon.org puppet parroting the Daily Kos. Don’t give me that shocked look. You spoke at the Yearly Kos Convention, not me.
You’ve really blown this one Harry. Check your email box and I’m pretty sure you’ll find some very frank denunciations from those brave men and women whose coats you’re unfit to hold. They believe in their mission, Harry. The believe in the immortal words of General George S. Patton
Americans love a winner and will not tolerate a loser. Americans play to win all the time. I wouldn't give a hoot in Hell for a man who lost and laughed. That's why Americans have never lost and will never lose a war. Because the very thought of losing is hateful to Americans.Americans don’t like to lose, Harry. And, no matter how hard you try and pass your version of Iraq off as truth, you’ll be unsuccessful. That’s because Patreus and Company are doing a fantastic job despite your best efforts to hamstring him.
You’ve invested a lot of time and energy in the effort to defeat America, Harry. Yes, that is what you’re trying to do, and I wish you’d just come out and say that. After such a large investment, I’m pretty sure you own it now Harry.
Congratulations, Harry. You own defeat.
You’re a pathetic, small, little man and a rotten Senator, Harry. There is still such a thing as shame in this world. You own that now, too.
Here endeth the lesson.