Sunday, October 14, 2007

Belmont Club on Sanchez's statement

Belmont Club on Sanchez's full statement. A quote from the General,
Since 2003, the politics of war have been characterized by partisanship as the republican and democratic parties struggled for power in washington. National efforts to date have been corrupted by partisan politics that have prevented us from devising effective, executable, supportable solutions. At times, these partisan struggles have led to political decisions that endangered the lives of our sons and daughters on the battlefield. The unmistakable message was that political power had greater priority than our national security objectives. Overcoming this strategic failure is the first step toward achieving victory in Iraq - without bipartisan cooperation we are doomed to fail. There is nothing going on today in Washington that would give us hope.
I caught the Q and A with Sanchez after the speech and thought he got a little too coy with the reporters asking for the names and specifics on who failed America here.

Also, this earlier Belmont Club post on Sanchez's address.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Well, that's okay. I'll tell you.

It was the administration, coupled with this neo-con virus that is still infecting the government. The neo-cons provided the moral spin and the Administration provided the army. As a bonus, the administration also provided a lot of financial goodies for their close personal friends.

Hard to say who is most guilty. In one sense, the Administration just took advantage of some opportunities. Although they were the ones who actually have been doing the killing, I would say that the neo-cons are going to a deeper place in hell in the end with their murderous ideology that they simply won't let go of.