Hardball: On President Bush's "Cashing Out"


Ah, those brave, brave neo-cons fighting on the front of public opinion...Chris Matthews brings on VoteVets.org's Jon Soltz to discuss the perception behind Bush's plans for after leaving the White House.  But we can't have someone representing the thousands of soldiers putting their life on the line for Bush's occupation on without the "balance" of bringing on a neo-con apologist, can we?  Enter Ron Christie, who prissily informs Soltz that he has every right to speak for troop morale because he's sat in the Oval Office.  I now know why Christie only commands $5-20 thousand for speaking engagements (check the link): his talking points are stale and well past their "sell by" date.  Sorry, Ron, not even Tweety buys it anymore.

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SOLTZ: This is a president that is less committed to defeating Al Qaeda than his obsession with his legacy and more importantly, this is a man after his administration cares more about cashing out than taking care of the people he sent to war. Let me tell you something: that war might end for George Bush. That war never ends for those of us who fought in it. It never ends for us.


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