Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Kevin Barrett: Unhinged

Hang 'em High Kev is becoming unhinged to the point that even the troofers, not the most observant lot, are beginning to notice. Just look at the comments in response to this idiotic post on 911 Blogger. They haven't even pointed out that the basis of the post is not even factual, so I will help them out by doing so.

This just in:
"Yesterday in a stunning development, a bipartisan majority of Congress rejected the attempt to kill the privileged resolution brought by Dennis Kucinich to impeach Vice President Cheney, for his unprecedented constitutional high crimes. Instead the bill was sent to the House Judiciary Committee, which is exactly where we want it to build momentum. Now all we have to do is pressure them to follow through, and impeachment will be a reality."

Bipartisan? In the famous words from the Princess Bride, "I don't think that word means what he thinks it does". From the LA Times article on the bill (emphasis mine):

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats on Tuesday beat back a Republican attempt to force them to vote on a divisive resolution to impeach Vice President Dick Cheney for "fabricating a threat of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction" to justify the war in Iraq.

The 218-194 party-line vote waylaying the measure by sending it to the judiciary committee capped a remarkable afternoon in which Republicans tried to outfox Democrats, switching their votes in a strategy that could have triggered an immediate vote.

Four Democrats joined Kucinich to vote against sending the impeachment resolution to committee.They included Reps. Bob Filner of Chula Vista and Maxine Waters of Los Angeles.

At day's end, Republicans and Democrats were accusing each other of petty political ploys at the expense of important business.

In any case, the part that even the troofers thought was idiotic was when Barrett added this commentary.

Cheney may be the worst mass murderer and traitor not just in US history, but in the history of the world.

Well nevermind Hitler, Stalin, Mao or even that Pol Pot guy, but I guess coming from someone who thinks that not only the Holocaust but World War II itself are "myths" that should not be surprising.

Barrett even ends with this:

Any Representatives who do not support impeachment are themselves complicit in Cheney's crimes, and will be judged so by history and by future Nuremburg-style tribunals.

That is obviously his idea of justice, if the jury doesn't come up with a verdict you like, well hang them too!