by Vermonter, Fri Aug 11, 2006 at 10:43:24 AM EDT
[Crossposted at What's the Point?]
(By the way, I just want to mention that I'm aware that this has been written about before, especially on Daily Kos. But, I don't recall seeing it here at MyDD, and if so, I think it was kind of buried with all the Lamont excitement).
I've been feeling particularly humorless of late.
What with all the disgusting political machinations by the GOP, trying to subvert the Lamont victory by tying it to the absurd argument that "some" (read: a majority of Americans) don't get that America is under threat of terrorism, while senior Bush administration officials were fully aware of the pending public disclosure of the British terror plot.
And the "kill them all" rhetoric is really getting to me, too.
I've been meaning to write about the neo-con "Clean Break" strategy, but hadn't gotten riled up enough to do so. But, with all this shameless bluster, and Randi Rhodes pointing out yesterday that Sidney Blumenthal is making some noise about it now, I want to help in my small way to at least get the term "clean break" listed a bit more in the news aggregators.
Maybe many of you are already familiar with it, but if not, you should be...
Cuz, well, it's essentially the official roadmap of the "kill them all" strategy...
Blumenthal writes (my emphasis)...