What is up with Democrats these days? First Nancy Pelosi takes impeachment off the table. Categorically. Just, no, we will not impeach the biggest scoundrels to serve as pres and veep since I-don't-know-when. I mean, I heard John Dean tell Diane Rehm (hey, that rhymes) just the other day that they almost certainly deserve to be impeached, but we can't even think about it 'cause it's off the freakin' table. Okay.
Now Elizabeth Edwards, truly a saving grace of this phantasmagorically long campaign season, tells us that MoveOn went too far calling Gen. Petraeus Gen. Betray Us. (Insert squeaky sound of me cartoonishly cleaning my ear.) What's that, Elizabeth? No speaky moderate. This is so not the time to worry about niceties. Soldiers are dying. Civilians are dying. Hell, sheiks are dying! Why worry about calling an alleged "ass-kissing little chickens@#*!" a betrayer? Honestly, how is that too harsh? The man holds lives in his hands. One hand, actually, because the other is holding the phone while he makes his daily call to Bush. This is absurd. Edwards said she objected to MoveOn's ad because of her great respect for those who serve in the military. I grew up a Navy brat too, and I have a lot of respect for people in the military. Like all the soldiers who won't be coming home because Petraeus sold them out.
By the way, did you know Petraeus is planning to run for the presidency himself? Oh, yes, my friends, it's on. He'll be running against John Edwards sometime down the road, because I'm afraid 2008 won't be the year for either one of them. But that's another day.
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