Just do it. It’s probably the best and most complete 9/11 piece you’re going to see anywhere.
Update! I tried to resist excerpting this, really I did, but there’s just no way I can keep these strong words off this page:
Five years on, the Democrats have become a party of repulsive clowns who pretend the entire decade of the 1990s never happened. Or their psychosis includes a great deal of convenient amnesia. They remember a photograph with Rumsfeld shaking the bloody hand of Saddam but conveniently forget everything they said in the public record about Saddam Hussein in the 1990s, and about al Qaeda during that same period. They remember and grossly inflate the American relationship with Saddam during the Iran-Iraq war but conveniently forget who bombed a Sudanese pharma factory on suspicion that it was manufacturing WMDs for al Qaeda in partnership with Iraq. They conveniently cut and paste intelligence reports to demonstrate “no link” between Saddam and terror but conveniently forget that the two Abu’s of terrorism–Abu Nidal and Abu Abbas–both resided in Iraq prior to 2003, and that there had been high-level meetings between the Baathists and the jihadists during the 1990s and right up to 2003. They accuse the current president of lying our way into war in Iraq but conveniently forget that a president from their own party tried to convince America that Saddam was a major threat worthy of very serious military action in 2000. They are the party of “never mind.” Or perhaps they said all that back before Bush because they knew all along that as long as one of their own was in the White House, nothing would actually come of all their hot rhetoric. They knew they could count on inaction. They knew Clinton’s public boldness on Iraq was fed more by his own scandals than any real threat, which freed them to talk and act tough in ways that they would never do if they thought it might lead to more than talk. They knew their own words were empty.
They sure did, and they do still. As I noted both in a comment earlier and in several posts over the years, they don’t even believe their own bullshit, because if they did, one of their pathetic, scraggly-ass lot would’ve at least attempted a hit on Bush long ago. They, along with their leash-holders on the Loony antiwar Left, are actually, literally beneath contempt. Excepting Joe Lieberman and Zell Miller, an even dozen of them still wouldn’t make a big enough bunch to be worth the powder to blow them to Hell.