ALL OF THE FACTS PROVE THAT REPUBLICANS ARE RIGHT ... AS LONG AS WE DISREGARD THOSE PESKY FACTS THAT DON'T
Congressman Duncan Hunter at last night's Republican presidential debate:
"I think [Larry Craig] ought to stick with the commitment that he made. And, you know, that's one thing about our party. When our guys have problems like this, they leave. They leave the Senate or they leave the House...."
That's right, dammit -- Republican criminals and sinners leave office ... as demonstrated by the fact that Craig says he might not leave office!
...[Some] who have looked at the full range of U.S. government statistics on violence [in Iraq], however, accuse the military of cherry-picking positive indicators....
Among the most worrisome trends ... was escalating warfare between rival Shiite militias in southern Iraq that has consumed the port city of Basra and resulted last month in the assassination of two southern provincial governors. According to a spokesman for the Baghdad headquarters of the Multi-National Force-Iraq (MNF-I), those attacks are not included in the military's statistics....
Hey, we have great numbers now on people being killed for political reasons -- why would we want want to mess them up by including people being killed for political reasons?