Wednesday, September 27, 2006

GOP = Grotesque Old Party

I don't which is sadder -that Republican candidates stoop to this level of hideousness, or that a substantial number of our fellow citizens actually accept it.

IL-06: GOPer Says Amputee Vet Dem Would "Cut and Run" From Iraq

Peter Roskam, the GOP candidate to succeed outgoing Rep. Henry Hyde, accused Dem opponent Tammy Duckworth of wanting to "cut and run" from Iraq during a debate a couple days ago. The use of this common pro-war talking-point in this case surprised some observers—not to mention Duckworth herself—because the veteran Duckworth lost both of her legs in Iraq. Duckworth's post-debate reply was rather straightforward: "I just could not believe he would say that to me."

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