Tuesday, August 3

"Campaign" on Terror?

by justmy2 @ 8/03/2004 11:56:00 PM

As the Washington, DC area is placed under another terrorism alert, the media is abuzz with speculation over whether politic played any role in the raising of the alert level.

Well, I have no idea if the Bush Administration would be diabolical enough to raise the threat level unnecessarily, and I certainly hope they would not. However, I do know that once the threat level is raised, they have no hesitation to use it as a campaign issue.

From Tom Ridge's news conference announcing the new threat level...

Mr. Ridge, the former Republican governor of the vital swing state of Pennsylvania, did not shrink Sunday from taking a side.

"We must understand that the kind of information available to us today is the result of the president's leadership in the war against terror,"

Check out Billmon for more a in-depth explanation.

Food for thought, you do the cooking...


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