I think this is a moment — the president won. He got 3.5 million votes more than John Kerry. He's got an agenda. Most important of all, he's our commander in chief in the war on terror and the war in Iraq.Is the foregoing too extreme? Can't sign on? If you don't like it, take it up with the fanatical Joe Lieberman. He said it. Not me.
And it's time for us, including Democrats, to acknowledge that there are very few of us who have a policy going forward other than the one the president has. So let's support it. Let's increase the capability of the Iraqi military, get them ready for elections, to self-govern, and establish a self-governing democracy in the Middle East, which will be one of the greatest things we can do in the war on terror.
Sunday, November 14, 2004
Another Extremist's Views on Supporting the President
Some on the lunatic fringe are still blasting the President over Iraq, even as our troops are bravely and skillfully battling the jihadis in Fallujah and elsewhere. But consider the following thoughts on the President's efforts in Iraq: