Friday, September 12, 2008

Must... post....

Okay, maybe you don't know what the Bush Doctrine is, either, but YOU'RE NOT RUNNING FOR VICE PRESIDENT WITH A 72-YEAR OLD MAN!!!

From DailyKos:

Charlie: Do you agree with the Bush Doctrine?

Palin: In what respect, Charlie?

Charlie: What do you interpret it to be?

Palin: His worldview?

Charlie: No, No, the Bush Doctrine. He enunciated it in September 2002, before the Iraq War.

Palin: I believe that what President Bush has attempted to do is to rid this world of Islamic extremism, terrorists who are hellbent on destroying our nation. There have been blunders along the way, though. There have been mistakes made. And with new leadership--and that's the beauty of American elections and democracy--with new leadership comes the opportunity to do things better.

Charlie: The Bush Doctrine, as I understand it, is that we have the right of anticipatory defense. We have the right to preemptively strike any other country that we believe is going to attack us.

How absolutely, head-in-the-ground oblivious do you have to be to our national politics to not be familiar with the Bush Doctrine, the very cornerstone of this administration's foreign policy and the doctrine that led us into the most disastrous foreign policy decision in American history?

Oh, that's right. This oblivious:

"I've been so focused on state government, I haven't really focused much on the war in Iraq."


  1. WOW. You'd think that with a son going to war, she'd focus a bit more on the war in Iraq.

  2. You'd think. And on top of that, yesterday at the little going away thing for his striker combat brigade, she declared they were going to Iraq to fight the perpetrators of 9-11. Even Bush and Cheney gave that lie up already!!



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