Murtha's 'Slow Bleed' of Troops at War

Discussion in 'The Pub' started by Netfotoj, Feb 19, 2007.

  1. Netfotoj

    Netfotoj Premium Member

    When the Washington Post editorial page whaps a Democratic leader in Congress upside the head, perhaps he ought to consider that he's overplayed his hand and run his big mouth a bit too much about his evil intentions.

    Consider the bad press John (Abscam unindicted co-conspirator) Murtha is getting after mouthing off about his "slow bleed" strategy to hamstring funding of war in Iraq in President Bush's planned troop surge in Baghdad.
    Milblogger John Noonan at Op-For:

    Korean War-Vietnam War veteran U.S. Rep. Sam Johnson on the House floor during the anti-surge debate:

    And Brit Hume said this following a Murtha statement on Fox News Sunday:

  2. Buzz

    Buzz Premium Member

    Yeah, command alters the strategy based upon expected new troops from the surge, and Murtha hamstrings the deployment. Brilliant. All they will have to deploy is new body bags because of this idiocy. Politically speaking the Democratic leadership can't risk victory. Murtha is being used.