When Reality Comes A-Knockin',....
Most liberals go into a state of denial:
Case in point:
This week, the United States Navy was challenged by boats of Iranian origin in the Strait of Hormuz.
US naval ships were threatened over the radio with "I am coming to you. ... You will explode after ... minutes."
Most right-minded people see this as yet another act of aggression from the I-am-a-Mad-Jihad regime in Tehran.
Others view it as a staged confrontation to enable the Bush administration to commit acts of war and invasion against the peaceful and benign Islamic Republic of Iran.
Case in point:
From the Pennsylvania Progressive:
It seems George W. Bush will stop at nothing to start a war. This time he wants to go into Iran but no one will go along (except for the usual neocons). Suddenly we hear about a serious provocation (as the Prez put it) in the Straight of Hormuz with a threat made against American warships. Then the Pentagon releases a tape mishmashed together (the first hard clue something was amiss) of fast boats swirling around the ships.
My first reaction was that the video could have been taken anywhere, anytime and provided no evidence of a distinct attack. Where were those white boxes said to have been dumped in the way? Now The Pentagon has said the threat made on the tape wasn't from Iran.
"It could have been a threat aimed at some other nation or a myriad of other things," said Rear Adm. Frank Thorp IV, a spokesman for the Navy.
They followed with this disclaimer:
"No one in the military has said that the transmission emanated from those boats."
How then, do they jive that with what the President said and what they allowed all the media to say after mixing these tapes together to try and justify war? No, the intent was clear: to give Bush justification for his war. This is the same thing the extremist idiots working for Doug Feith did in the run up to Iraq.
Those who forget the past (or try to change the reality of history) are doomed to repeat it!!