Thursday, September 21, 2006

Kudos to the Democrats

As much as it pains me to give Nancy Pelosi and Charles Rangel credit, but they are so right on this. They have been critical of Hugo Chavez's remarks at the U.N., and rightfully so.

"I want to express my extreme displeasure with statements by the President of Venezuela attacking U.S. President George Bush in such a personal and disparaging way during his remarks at the United Nations General Assembly.

It should be clear to all heads of government that criticism of Bush Administration policies, either domestic or foreign, does not entitle them to attack the President personally.

George Bush is the President of the United States and represents the entire country. Any demeaning public attack against him is viewed by Republicans and Democrats, and all Americans, as an attack on all of us."

Nutcase Senator Tom Harkin from Iowa said, "Iowa Senator Tom Harkin, a democrat, today defended Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's United Nations speech in which Chavez called President George Bush the devil. Harkin said the comments were "incendiary", then went on to say, "Let me put it this way, I can understand the frustration, ah, and the anger of certain people around the world because of George Bush's policies." Harkin continued what has been frequent criticism of the president's foreign policy."

I have to give Charles Rangel credit where credit is due.

So Wayne Holland, Utah Democratic Chair, please let us know; do you agree with Mr. Rangel or Mr. Harkin?


Ken said...

All Democrats should be asked that question. Are you on the side of America or Hugo Chavez?

Ken said...

All Democrats should be asked that question. Are you on the side of America or the side of Hugo Chavez? I for one will never buy gas from Citgo which is owned by Venezuala.

My Secret me said...

I'm on God's side Ken, how about you?

Also why is it always one or the other?

Think big my friend!

Pete Ashdown said...

I condemn all ad hominem attacks, but Ken, why is this a Democrat issue? Is Chavez a Democrat? Do Republicans have to line up and state condemnation every time Coulter or Savage shoot off?

All the Democrats I know are on the side of America, including this one.

Anonymous said...

Can you see both points of view Ken?

Utah Conservative said...

I think Ken is referring to the differing Democratic quotes I had in the original post.

Rob said...

I agrre with Pete Ken. We are really on the same team, right?