Monday, February 26, 2007

Joe Lieberman is a mendacious warmongering twit

Glenn Greenwald, who is worth sitting through a Salon.com ad to read, picks apart Joementum's Wall Street Journal (where else?) editorial:

Just compare these two statements:

Joe Lieberman, today: "previously there weren't enough soldiers to hold key neighborhoods after they had been cleared of extremists and militias."

Joe Lieberman, 2005: "The administration's recent use of the banner 'clear, hold, and build' accurately describes the strategy as I saw it being implemented last week."

How can Joe Lieberman claim today that we previously lacked sufficient troop strength to hold neighborhoods after they were cleared, when he insisted a year ago that we were holding neighborhoods -- he saw it himself -- and that we were therefore on the verge of success?

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