Wednesday, August 24, 2005

"She expressed her opinion. I disagree with it. I think immediate withdrawal from Iraq would be a mistake. I think those who advocate immediate withdrawal from not only Iraq but the Middle East would be -- are advocating a policy that would weaken the United States." - George W. Bush

"This is the biggest smokescreen from him yet. I didn't ask him to withdraw the troops, I asked him what Noble Cause did Casey die for. I am still waiting for one member of the press corps to ask him that." - Cindy Sheehan

Good for her.

But isn't it sort of sad when an ordinary middle-class mother has to point out that Bush is attacking an obvious straw man - because neither professional journalists nor professional Democrats will point that out?

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