If you don't understand why Karl Rove's remarks are pissing off Democrats, let's look at some more of the remarks: Just a quick trip down the memory hole brings up the September 14th Congressional Resolution, which states:To authorize the use of United States armed forces against those responsible for the recent attacks launched against the United States. Whereas, on Sept. 11, 2001, acts of despicable violence were committed against the United States and its citizens...read on
It passed the House 420-1 and passed the Senate 98-0, with nary a mention of indictments, therapy, or calls for understanding.
Cole makes the point perfectly. Karl Rove sees the polls and knows the only way he can try to dig his party out from the shit storm they have created is by lying and attacking Democrats unmercifully. He is aware of the tepid, useless media that wouldn't have the imagination to look at this vote which completely repudiates Rove's statements. Well Karl, we are looking and everytime you lie, we'll be there.
AmericaBlog: White House stands by Rove's comments about Democrats and 9/11 The Democrat approach, according to the White House, is to not consider 9/11 a savage attack, and to be motivated by a desire to kill our own troops. McClellan just stood by the comments and basically explained that Rove was IN FACT talking about the differences between our two parties.
TMV: Rove-ism Replaces McCarthyism : Let me get this straight: Republicans who were upset over the over-the-top remarks of Senator Richard Durbin and the pungent comments of Senator Harry Reid are now defending Karl Rove accusing liberals and Democrats of not wanting to fight terrorism and in effect wanting to see American troops die?