From the oddest places . . .

Bill at Under the LobsterScope gives us a recent statement from former Congressman Bob Barr, who today sings a tune wildly out of tune with his, ahem, public words while in Congress. He now likes to call out stupid when he sees it – a most welcome thing. Here’s some of it:

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The criticism has included such childishness as blasting Obama for waiting a few days before making a national speech on the incident. For heaven’s sake, the president was briefed on the incident from the moment it occured; he made statements almost immediately indicating his concern and that he was being regularly briefed; he took time to gather the facts and meet with his national security team; and then he appeared publicly to give a rational, measured, but hard-hitting response. And for this, a former vice president criticizes him.

Partisanship truly has pervasively infected our political system when a reasonable, measured, factual, timely and substantive response by a president to a single security incident — the roots of which clearly indicate long-simmering problems that predated his tenure in office — is publicly blasted as irresponsible. In point of fact, those levelling such counterproductive attacks are the ones engaging in irresponsible behavior”

So says Bob Barr.

2 responses to “From the oddest places . . .

  1. Cheney never ceases to amaze me with his ridiculousness. He is the poster child for hypocrisy. He and Carl Rove just have this mantra of “If we say it, it must mean it’s true.” And sadly, it works. They can spew as much hypocrisy as they want to because their followers don’t bother getting the whole picture and never bother to check on how much BS is coming from those folks.

    If Obama even farts, Cheney and crew will accuse him of being a bio warfare terrorist.

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    • Didn’t they do that already?

      There was a guy from Rove’s office early in the Bush admin who famously said something like now that they were in office, “when we say it, it’s true.” They were entitled to their own facts.

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