Dick Cheney had some rather controversial comments on the outcome of the Lamont victory in the
Cheney suggested Wednesday that Lamont's victory might encourage "the al Qaeda types" who want to "break the will of the American people in terms of our ability to stay in the fight and complete the task."
Outrageous right? I guess it depends on how you look at it.
Ned Lamont will stand strong for the people of
, and put tough and smart foreign policies ahead of the politics of fear and more "stay the course" failures. Republicans will stop at nothing to make sure that the November elections are not a referendum on their misguided policy in Connecticut or on the way they have run our country for the past six years. Unfortunately, this time the facts are getting in their way. Iraq
The American people are ready to change an administration that let Osama bin Laden escape. They are ready to change a Congress that let precious years go by without demanding the implementation of the recommendations of the bipartisan 9/11 Commission to keep us safe.
"Americans aren't buying the same, old, tired, Republican line that being strong on national security means being wrong on
. It's a ridiculous assertion and the sort of divisive politics that the American people reject. The truth is this White House and Republican Congress have made Iraq Americaless safe by stubbornly staying the course in in the face of mistake after mistake. With our troops in the middle of an Iraqi civil war, a crisis brewing in the Middle East, and threats to our safety like Iraq North Koreaand Iranon the rise, the American people understand something the Bush White House does not—we need a new direction in to keep our country safe." Iraq
-Jim Manley, spokesman for Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid
"I believe this administration, in its policies, is actually encouraging the recruitment of terrorists," Kerry told CNN's "American Morning."
That is just a sample of some Democratic rhetoric regarding the War on Terrorism. Anyone who watches the news constantly hears that the