September 06, 2006 05:54 PM
Pointless Anti-Rummy Resolution Fizzles
The non-binding advisory make-believe Dump Rumsfeld Resolution has been predictably blocked by Republicans, who obviously don't want to be forced to publicly take a stand on Secretary Sociopath. But who will make the required absurd argument against the Democrats' lame attempt? Mitch McConnell ... come on down!
"It must be discouraging to our troops and to our generals when all of their work is second-guessed by this kind of ploy," said Senate Majority Whip Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.Indeed. Hearing distant news of do-nothing politicians arguing in the Senate has got to be right up there with being shipped home from Iraq in a flag-draped box.
Vote on Rumsfeld Fizzling Out in Senate [ABC News]