Kay Hagan: Winds of War or Hot Air of Election Season?

As Real As Kay Hagan

As Real As Kay Hagan

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So what do Jeff “Man-o-saurus Rex” Merkley Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Jeff Merkley4%Senate Democrat AverageSee Full Scorecard4%, Bruce “The Beastinator” Braley Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA)Heritage ActionScorecardRep. Bruce Braley4%House Democrat AverageSee Full Scorecard4%, Al “Da Warhamma” Franken Sen. Al Franken (D-MN)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Al Franken0%Senate Democrat AverageSee Full Scorecard0% and Kay “Haggar the Horrible” Hagan Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC)Heritage ActionScorecardSen. Kay Hagan4%Senate Democrat AverageSee Full Scorecard4% all have in common? All four of them are out to make ISIS pay! They are all out to rain down the fire and brimstone on Iraq. They are all out to seriously sear Syria and mess with Mesopotamia. Unless, of course, you are entirely too educated to believe any of these pathetic poseurs. Yep, these Pudendae of Pugnacity are lying through their teeth. These disingenuous Democrats are Fall Soldiers because Winter Soldiers are actually war hawks after the election is over.

So all of these people owe their current exalted positions to having lit up the Peace Pipe like Cheech and Chong in either 2006 or 2008. They condemned foreign adventurism and warned of blowback. They demanded “responsible” drawdowns from Iraq because their spin doctors told them it sounded better than craven retreat. Kay Hagan was a veritable Paragon of the Pusillanimous in 2008. Here we sample the rotting, fly-blown remains of her responsibility rhetoric below.

Democrat Kay Hagan didn’t mince words about the Iraq War during her 2008 Senate campaign against Republican Elizabeth Dole. “We need to get out of Iraq in a responsible way,” Hagan declared in May of that year. “We need to elect leaders who don’t invade countries without planning and stay there without an end.”

Now, with the fickle winds of public opinion demanding aggressive military action against the bestial inhumanity of the ISIS barbarians, I’m reminded of a few lines from a Kipling poem.

Yes, makin’ mock o’ uniforms that guard you while you sleep
Is cheaper than them uniforms, an’ they’re starvation cheap;
An’ hustlin’ drunken soldiers when they’re goin’ large a bit
Is five times better business …read more    

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