Now, there’s no doubt that such ads give ‘aid and comfort’ (hope) to the enemy.[/quote]
Because you say so? Is that the qualification for something giving aid and comfort to an enemy, it makes you angry? What aid did it give any enemy? Did it give any enemy more means to harm us? Is moveon.org handing out IEDs to insurgents? Comfort? What the fuck does that even mean? They’re all warm and fuzzy now because somebody said something against the military? Really? Well we all better stop criticizing everything just to be absolutely safe and keep our enemies in distress.
After all, we’re at war, and I for one would hate to lose our country and precious freedoms to these terrorists and be forced to live a life where I can’t speak my mind and have to live however the rulers dictate.
Anyone who speaks out against the war is helping the terrorists? Should we all wear identical clothes to hide any individual form of expression, start reading some neocon manifesto and chanting gogogo Bush? Would that take away comfort from our enemies? If we turned into an authoritarian state?
If he did anything treasonous, yes. But for exercising his rights, no. As much as you would like to have people who say things you hate locked up, this is still America. Why not even bring up Bush putting the General in the political arena to begin with? If there is supposed to be that line between politics and the military, the President surely can’t inject the General into the political arena and then claim it’s unfair when he is attacked by political groups.
Bush put him there to sell a policy, that is not his job and the position Bush placed him in was unfair. Where’s your anger for that? Taking complete advantage of the military is fine, but saying something bad about them isn’t? It’s okay now for a Military official to be used as a political prop, but it’s not okay to treat him as such?
To echo every talking head pundit show since this happened.
“More time at home for the troops? Naaa. Spend time voting to say an ad is bad/mean? Sure as hell yes. We’re congress, what the fuck else are we going to do?”
Is this honestly the best we can do? No wonder they have an approval rating of 11%, fucking pathetic.
P.S. It wasn’t even a good pun. For as much money as that ad must have cost, make it worth a damn second look for something other than shock value. I’ve found knock knock jokes more humorous than this shit. Moveon.org needs better writers.