The GOP is in a dizzying snit over Moveon.org's NY Times ad referring to General Petraeus as General Betray Us. I admit, it's a rather juvenile pun, at best.
It might surprise you but I'm not a big fan of this war. Nope. Not even a little bit. And with all the conflicting stories about the surge working and the surge not working and the Sunnis lying down with the Shia and the Kurds singing Kum By Yah and car bombs not counting as violence well, hell, I don't know who to believe.
Unless a member of this administration says it and then I know it's wrong. Completely wrong. Because we're talking about six years of wrong here, setting new standards of wrong, wronger than anyone has ever been at anytime in the history of being wrong.
But back to the ad. You can see it for yourself here. Republicans are angry that the left is saying this decorated officer may be less than honorable in his report to Congress about success in Iraq. And I sympathize with them. To a point.
Then I remember another decorated soldier who was in the news and during the GOP convention, these same worked-up Republicans made light of the Purple Heart the man received in a war our present CINC ducked, even went so far as to put the Purple Heart on band-aids and laughed, oh how they laughed, because he was injured in combat but apparently didn't bleed enough for this howling pack of sunshine patriots. Yeah, funny. Ha ha. Ha ha.
So when they get their knickers in a twist over a childish play on Petraeus' name I just think of those band-aids and I say fuck them.
Fuck them all.
If they honestly gave a rat's ass for our soldiers they'd bring them the fuck home. Let 'em suck on that, the bastards.