More Notes From The Senate All-Nighter
Really, Senator Alexander?
But I suppose Republicans filibustering Jim Webb's bill to give the troops adequate medical care and recovery time with their families before being shipped back to Iraq shows a ton of support-the-troops respect, huh?
"This is not a stunt," said a clearly angry Landrieu. "This is a very strong and unwavering statement that this president is leading this country in the wrong direction."
She then put up a giant FBI wanted poster of Osama bin Laden and said "I brought his picture tonight so I can remind the president what he [bin Laden] looks like."
Note to Collins: "Politics" is defined by Dictionary.com as "the science or art of political government." In other words, it's not a dirty word -- it's your job description.
Now, having the blood of thousands of U.S. troops and tens of thousands of Iraqi civilians on your hands -- that's dirty stuff.
"Does anyone believe truly that this war has gained us respect in the council of world nations? Does anyone believe that? Because if they do, they’re smoking something. Because it hasn’t. There has never been a time when America has less credibility abroad than today."