The Democrats are selling out the peace movement

AntiWar.Com
by Justin Raimondo

08/13/07

The ugly truth of the matter is that the Democrats’ capitulation on the Iraq war funding issue was rationalized by the pork ladled out to compliant ‘antiwar’ lefties in Congress. Bribery, in short, in the form of tax dollars handed out to favored interest groups, enabled the party leadership to whip the ‘antiwar’ faction into line. Pork trumps principle, every time: that’s life in the Imperial City, and it’s part of the reason why this war is dragging on in spite of the fact that it’s wildly unpopular. But there’s more to this sad story … When ‘blue dog Democrats’ who consistently vote for the president’s war funding consistently give the War Party the margin of victory in Congress, it is laughable that the big question, these days, in antiwar circles is not how but whether to respond to this blatant betrayal...

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