Remember last week, when the Democrats caved in to Bush’s demand that they continue funding the war without imposing milestones or timelines, so they wouldn’t be criticized for “abandoning the troops” or “surrendering?”
I call this the “afraid Rush Limbaugh will say something bad about them syndrome.” Because he is going to, anyway, no matter what they do, so they should do the right thing.
Well, they didn’t do the right thing and Gosh!, guess what – The Republicans are criticizing them anyway.
For example, see DeMint rips war ‘wimps’
Defeatist Democrats such as Harry Reid share blame for Iraq war deaths, senator tells Upstate constituents,
Sen. Jim DeMint on Tuesday blamed Democratic “wimps” in Congress for American casualties in Iraq, and cited Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for special censure.
… “Al-Qaida knows that we’ve got a lot of wimps in Congress,” DeMint said. “I believe a lot of the casualties can be laid at the feet of all the talk in Congress about how we’ve got to get out, we’ve got to cut and run.”
Asked later who he had targeted in his comments, DeMint replied:
“To a large degree, the Democratic party and those who basically declared defeat like Harry Reid.”