Monthly Archives: June 2005

Better talk this over: Democrats versus Karl Rove over September 11th

Scanning the mainstream media today can’t help but provoke an observation or two. There is outrage amongst Democrats over Karl Rove’s remarks about September 11th, and the difference between the conservative and liberal responses to that attack. Specifically, he said that while conservatives understood what had happened and “prepared for war,” liberals wanted to “prepare indictments and offer therapy and understanding for our attackers.” Compare, if you will, the reaction of Democrats to this (and by the way, since they’re so angry, does this mean that they are admitting to being “liberals?” They usually run screaming from that designation … ) versus the reaction of those outraged by Senator Durbin’s remarks on Nazis and Stalinists at Guantanamo. Continue reading “Better talk this over: Democrats versus Karl Rove over September 11th” »