Sunday, April 09, 2006

Anniston Star Scolds Bu$hCo's Jeffy B. Sessions!

The Anniston Star gives us an April 7, 2006 editorial entitled "Sen. Water Carrier". The Star, responding to the recent hearing on Russ Feingold's censure resolution, opines,

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Mobile, joined the chorus, aggressively slapping back at the suggestion that Bush has done anything wrong. He belittled the reaction to the news of Bush’s spying program as a "national spasm," warning that "it is time for some in this Congress to get over it."

If it’s possible, somebody should pull Sen. Sessions back from the brink. Loyalty is one thing. Looking the other way is quite another. Want to get your ticket punched for the senatorial hall of shame? Just keep on heading down the path Sessions is on.

"Our president is an honest man, a candid man, a strong leader. And the people of America know it," Sessions said.

We know Sessions is a loyal Republican. We know loyalty is highly prized by this White House. But we know Sessions’ career in politics will probably last longer than the 33 months remaining in Bush’s second term. Perhaps he should ask the "honest" and "candid" president when he plans to come clean for his comments of March 17, 2003: "Intelligence gathered by this and other governments leaves no doubt that the Iraq regime continues to possess and conceal some of the most lethal weapon ever

Oppose the censure measure if you like, senator. Just give us a legitimate reason why talking about it is so wrong. This is a democracy. People will disagree. The beauty of our system is that we can have these debates out in the open for the world to see. We are stronger because we can air our differences and practice the art of compromise. Well, some of us can.

I've of course been scolding Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III for some time here and even wrote him a note on Feingold here and ... The only good thing to come out of his office is Stormie and Scarlotte. Peace ... or War!