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December 25, 2009

Three Days Ago: Murtha Says Al Qaeda No Threat

Ladies and gentlemen, I give you John Murtha, Chairman of the House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee:

U.S. Rep. John Murtha told reporters Tuesday that he isn’t convinced al-Qaida is still a threat to national security.

Murtha said he visited Kuwait and Afghanistan during Thanksgiving and approves of the military’s strategy, but expressed a need to measure progress in Afghanistan.

“I don’t agree there is a threat to national security,” Murtha said, while not ruling out the possibility that he could be wrong about al-Qaida’s influence. “They keep saying they’ve defeated al-Qaida.”

Who is "they" and have "they" made any other statements about foreign policy or the War on Terrorism? 'Cause I'd really like to know who we can start ignoring as a matter of course.

And it would provide endless quivering joy deep in my weaselly little guts to start calling for congressional hearings on this patently inaccurate and politically motivated intelligence assessment by Democrats. Shoe is on the other foot now, biznitches!


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