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OpEdNews.com: “Is GOP Senator Kit Bond A Liar Or Just Plain Stupid?”

June 13th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

Lost in the coverage Monday of Senate Republicans blocking the no-confidence vote on Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, was a silly little speech given by Kit Bond (R-MO) about the Iraq war, the Democratic response to the quagmire and, as the Congressional Record labeled it, “Media Bias” in reporting on the American occupation.

Bond covered all the usual Republican bases, saying that Congress should not oppose the war because “it is critical that we not fall into this trap set by al-Qaida” and that withdrawal resolutions tell “the Sunni terror cells and the Shia militias that America’s political will is wavering.”

Blah, blah, blah.

But this time, Bond, who recently returned from a trip to Iraq that I’m sure included John McCain-like protection and carefully-selected photo opportunities, said that what he’s seen in Iraq compared to recent media coverage at home tells him that the horrible liberal press is once again doing its hate-America thing. Read more…

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