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September 02, 2004

Occupiers Vs. Liberators?

Attention liberal spinners (Sullivan, Kaus, Shamu, etc.):

Yes, when you occupy a country, you are, legally and technically, "occupiers."

Zell Miller wasn't drawing a contrast between those who correctly call an occupying force "occupiers" and those who call them "liberators."

He was drawing a contrast between those who call our troops liberators -- occupiers for a noble and good purpose -- and those who call them oppressive occupiers for the pecuniary gain of Bell Helicopter, Halliburton, and GE.

Between those who call them liberators and those who call them invaders who ravage the countryside like "Jenjis Khan." (Several searches of on-line encyclopedias have as of yet yielded no insight into who the great ravager "Jenjis Khan" might be. I'm still looking-- when I know, you'll know!)

He was drawing a contrast between those who call our military heroes and those who call them war criminals, the sort of people who might be inclined to cut off ears, cut off heads, rape, blown (sic) up bodies, shot cattle and livestock without cause, fired indiscriminately at civilians, etc.

Know anyone like that, spinners?


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