I watch this last night and was blown away by the…sliminess…of it. The lack of knowledge of history. The selective memory and the out-and-out insanity of this. Not to mention, as you’ll see, the utter lack of judgement with showing hundreds of people getting killed instantly.
This is disgusting. This is the RNC.
Now…something VERY important to note here…listen as the video begins…
The first attack occurred in Iran, 444 days American held hostage. Again and again.
And kill us “they” did. The date was September 11th, 9/11.
I’m sorry, but the selective memory, and total lack of historical perspective or accuracy is amazing. Gone is any mention of Reagan pulling out of Lebanon during the Israeli occupation. Gone is any mention of funding “Them” against their fight with the Evil Empire for the entirety of Reagan’s terms. Gone is any mention of Iraq and Iran fighting a horrid war in the 80’s, both with our help. Gone is any mention of Bush, or invading Iraq, or Afghainstan or Weapons of Mass Destruction. Gone is any sense of history or context.
Let’s recall, if we can, what this same group of people said in 2004.
Note the familiar face in the cavalcade of fear.
So is this the “Change” they are talking about? Instead of going after terrorists we are going after Islam? Instead of going after Iraq we are going after Iran (since they, it seems, started it)? Instead of focusing on our problems, we are focusing on how “they” want to kill us?
Have we always been at war with Eastasia? Or is it Middleeastasia?
Sorry, but this video illustrates exactly how much change, peace, and rational argument you can expect from the RNC and the McCain/Palin ticket.
Previous coverage “live-writing” of the RNC coverage is here (yea, I talk about the thing and the people watching the thing).
Some possible campaign slogans, courtesy of “dahmer’s love zombie” of Fark.
McCain/Palin: Because your preacher said so.
McCain/Palin: You don’t need to see her position on the issues. She can go about her business. Vote along.
McCain/Palin: Because the other guy is a ni(BONGGGGGGGGG)
McCain/Palin: POW + PTA = Pota-wow!
McCain/Palin: Change You Can Believe In (if you believe all the other crap we spew).
McCain/Palin: Kill ‘Em All and Let Baby Jesus Sort ‘Em Out
Feel free to be creative…