Sunday, March 09, 2014

Calling BS To BS

Robert Gates Explains There Was Nothing America Could Do To Prevent Putin | Crooks and Liars:

While most of the Beltway media is lapping up Republican talking points against President Obama and the Russian-Ukraine situation, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates brought some much needed sanity to the discussion when he flatly rebuked Chris Wallace's assertions that Obama emboldened Putin to act and stated the obvious:...


Alessandro Machi said...

The list grows of identical acts under Bush in which the Democrats didn't call for Bush's head, while now under Obama the Republicans call for his head.

From the article you linked to..."Nobody ever accused George W. Bush of being weak or unwilling to use military force, so I think Putin is very opportunistic in these arenas".

Bob Harrison said...

Just like "deficits don't matter" under Bushes but become Armageddon under Democrats-- it's political claptrap of the highest order oozing from the GOP.