Monday, February 27, 2012

"The Gang That Couldn't Bomb Straight"

From left: Texas Rep. Ron Paul, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich before taking part in a Republican presidential debate hosted by CNN and the Arizona Republican Party in Mesa, Ariz., on Feb. 22, 2012. (Photo: Eric Thayer / The New York Times)

Robert Scheer:
Here we go again. With the economy showing faint signs of life and their positions on the social issues alienating most moderates, the leading Republican candidates, with the exception of Ron Paul, have returned to the elixir of warmongering to once again sway the gullible masses.
The race to the bottom has been set by Newt Gingrich, the most desperate of the lot, who on Tuesday charged that "the president wants to unilaterally weaken the United States" because his administration has dared question the wisdom of Israel attacking Iran and proposes a slight reduction in the bloated defense budget. MORE...

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