Brit Hume follows the GOP/Giuliani script by saying that most Democrats think the war on terror is some kind of a political scam. Notice how fiercely he breathes these words.
Hume: Make no mistake about. This is what a lot of Democrats and those who support them think. They think the war on terror is some kind of a political scam which the administration is using to undermine civil liberties and expand the power of the executive branch of the government. They do not treat it particularly seriously.
Juan Williams called him a propagandist..
Williams: This is unbelievable to me. Wait a minute, when you say it's likely to be passed, why doesn't the administration therefore let's just fix exactly this issue? (crosstalk). Let's not put the addition...let me just say one other thing...
Hume: Excuse me, Juan, that is what McConnell is proposing.
Williams: No, McConnell and the administration have a great deal more to say, Brit, and they're interested in advancing the idea that you don't have to go before the FISA court in order to get the warrant. That you can do things and get retroactive approval. But here is the larger point about being scared: who is it, you know, Republicans or Democrats that didn't properly arm this force to go out and fight this war? Who didn't put enough boots on the ground in order to get the job done early? Who is it that confused the mission? And then you say, "oh no, it's somehow Democrats who are running scared." On the contrary, Democrats this week put in place money to protect the homeland and make it tougher for terrorists to crack our defenses here at home. I don't see how you can say it's anything but scare-mongering and puppeting propaganda to say, "oh no, it's the Democrats, those bad guys."
FOX has infested their "prime time" news broadcast during the day with a major GOP hack...It wasn't the Democratic Party that used phony terror alerts or attack a country that had nothing to do with 9/11...Add to the list...
Fred Barnes wanks at the end...
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