Video: Why does MoveOn want the surge to fail?

posted at 9:35 am on September 5, 2007 by Allahpundit

Actually, they’re not asking why; we all know the answer to that. It’s the latest ad from Freedom’s Watch, designed as a reponse to this MoveOn spot targeting Democratic apostate Brian Baird for political termination if he doesn’t climb aboard the withdrawal express pronto. Interesting that they’d go this route and try to turn the war debate into a question of motivation. Risky, too, given that the majority of the public is aligned with MoveOn on this issue, albeit not for the same reasons. Let’s see if the fellow travelers at MO respond in kind.

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political termination

Excommunication is usually the punishment for heresy.

JasonG on September 5, 2007 at 9:48 AM

How’s that old saying go? “There is no honor among thieves”. It was only a matter of time before the far left moonbats began turning on their own. It will be interesting to see how the Democrats try to position themselves when Gen. Petraeus (SP?) reports that there is progress being made in Iraq. Apparently, some have already made their minds before even hearing the report. I wonder if they will refuse to hold a meeting with the General again.

Scorched_Earth on September 5, 2007 at 9:49 AM

The moonbats on Kos are moving the goal posts.
It’s not whether the troops are winning now, it’s that the Iraqi govt hasn’t met the benchmarks.
You cannot convince those who want us to lose of anything.

ArmyAunt on September 5, 2007 at 9:56 AM

Another milestone:

COIN: Iraqi Police take over in Fallujah

bnelson44 on September 5, 2007 at 9:59 AM

Forgive me, I must be very naive or just ignorant. Someone please tell me why this ad is dangerous and/or risky. Frankly, taking the gloves off and giving bare knuckles to Moveon is long overdue. Is the alternative to just sit back let the looney left continue their lies and we just sit back and shake our heads saying, ” Oh, they’re so bad!” I won’t. Keep these ads coming. If the populace , as you state Allah, are aligned with Moveon on this issue, then a pox on them . BTW I don’t necesarily agree the populace IS in agreement knowing the fallacy and inaccuracy of polls whoever may run them.

MNDavenotPC on September 5, 2007 at 10:07 AM

I agree with MNDavenotPC above. wants us to lose the war, most Americans want to win it. Everyone wants it to end, and once the public realizes it can end with a victory they’ll turn on far-left ideologues fairly quickly.

Jason on September 5, 2007 at 10:12 AM

Just to clarify, we are going to win this war. In fact, we would be hard-pressed to lose it at this point. Don’t let the ideologically driven negativism fool you. This isn’t the 60’s, and the media doesn’t determine the course of America anymore.

“Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.”
Winston Churchill

Jason on September 5, 2007 at 10:16 AM

Left loons shouldn’t let a credible charge of dishonesty in the face of facts get in the way of a perfectly good cause du jour worth millions of dollars especially when so many in the media will do their best to be dishonest with them.

Speakup on September 5, 2007 at 10:17 AM

So when does MoveOn get officially listed as a supporter for terrorists?

If we are at war and these folks wish to work against our interests, and in attempting to work against our forces and the mission give aid and support to the enemy they should called on it.

We need a surge at home to bring this type of thing to a conclusion.

Hening on September 5, 2007 at 10:17 AM

Great ad. Telling it like it is on the success of the surge and against those at who do NOT have America’s best interest in mind.. and never did.

Yakko77 on September 5, 2007 at 10:24 AM

The left is still so ticked that Reagan got the credit for winning the cold war that they are determined not to give any credit to Bush in the Middle East.

Nothing will change their mind unless this endeavor has the same ending as Viet Nam.

swami on September 5, 2007 at 10:27 AM

And I guess NBC won’t accept money to air this ad either?

MT on September 5, 2007 at 10:39 AM

MNDavenotPC: “Forgive me, I must be very naive or just ignorant. Someone please tell me why this ad is dangerous and/or risky. Frankly, taking the gloves off and giving bare knuckles to Moveon is long overdue.”

I agree. Frankly, the sooner this Soros funded gaggle of traitors is confronted, the better.

georgej on September 5, 2007 at 10:40 AM

The Blue Dogs won’t hunt for defeat.

profitsbeard on September 5, 2007 at 10:48 AM

Where I don’t understand is we’re apparently winning in Iraq now, or things are improving, yet our allies have just been routed in Basra and everyone knows they will pull out soon.

Whether they pull out or not, there is no hope in hell they are going to retake Basra so that part of the country is lost to them.

Doesn’t this factor in and make things much less optimistic than otherwise may appear to be the case based on concentration of American forces elsewhere?

Christoph on September 5, 2007 at 11:03 AM

Why does MoveOn want the surge to fail?

Because their commies… next question please.

Maxx on September 5, 2007 at 12:14 PM

i tend to agree with some of these other folks here that this ad works at lots of levels. its a thing good that theyre taking on head to head.

it also sends a message to Blue Dogs, that if they should find themselves capable of seeing the good to go with the bad in Iraq, they will not be sent off onto the ice to die with nothing but a small sack of whale blubber.

more please.

Mike D. on September 5, 2007 at 12:39 PM

Investment in defeat.

Kini on September 5, 2007 at 3:36 PM

Confronting MoveOn? Long overdue.

Most voters have no idea of what today’s ‘progressives’ stand for and how radical they actually are.

I think this calls for a small contribution to Freemon’s Watch.

petefrt on September 5, 2007 at 4:07 PM

You know, if George Soros would stop wasting his money by giving it in bushelbaskets to moonbats like Moveon.urgh and give it to respected, genuine charities instead, the world could just become a little bit of a better place.

pilamaye on September 5, 2007 at 6:47 PM