WashTimes: MoveOn doubles down on “General Betray Us”

posted at 8:00 pm on September 11, 2007 by Bryan

You’ve got to hand it to them. They nearly stole the show from the Code Pinkos yesterday, even John Kerry surmises that they’re “over the top,”, their hardball tactics may become an issue in next year’s elections, and to any reasonable person the idea of pre-emptively smearing a man who has worn the uniform of America’s defense for about 30 years would be beyond the pale. But not only is smearing Gen. David Petraeus not beyond the pale for MoveOn, it’s not even a thing that slows them down. The Washington Times obtained an email from MoveOn’s high command to its shock troops today, and it doesn’t reflect any sort of introspection on MoveOn’s part at all. They’re cranking their crankery up a notch.

From: Nita Chaudhary, MoveOn.org Political Action
[mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 14:34:44 -0400
Subject: General Petraeus and the Truth

Dear MoveOn member,

Yesterday, General David Petraeus misled the country.

He used faulty statistics and cherry-picked intelligence to argue that American troops should stay in Iraq for the foreseeable future. The general said we’re making major progress — and we have to stay the course. Sadly, independent assessments show that things in Iraq have gone from bad to worse.

And so forth. They’re accusing Gen. Petraeus of lying under oath. Which is ironic even if it were true, since MoveOn was founded upon the idea that the country should just “move on” from the accusations swirling around then President Bill Clinton, including the since proven allegation that he lied under oath and suborned the perjury of others. Back then the nascent leftwing outfit was all about moving on; now they’re the chief accuser. And they were defending a liar then and defaming an honorable man today.

Never forget what MoveOn is. It’s a creature of the Soros empire, and a very acquisitive creature at that. As if that wasn’t bad enough, another Soros group ran afoul of US election law last year, got fined, and disbanded. They’ll probably restart as a new group for the next election, scoff the law again, disband again, and reconstitute again for 2010.

MoveOn won’t say boo about any of that, of course.

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Sadly, independent assessments show that things in Iraq have gone from bad to worse.

independent = Cindy Sheehan

fogw on September 11, 2007 at 8:07 PM

They’ll probably restart as a new group for the next election, scoff the law again, disband again, and reconstitute again for 2010.

Hey…kinda like…radical Islamic groups in the UK and Europe!

Hannibal Smith on September 11, 2007 at 8:14 PM

Traitors .

Mojack420 on September 11, 2007 at 8:16 PM

This is really very offensive. What is particularly galling is that their shills in Congress are insulting Petreus and Crocker.

And when you look at it, the man who puts on his uniform and daily risks his life for his country is being viciously slimed by Dems whose biggest “risk” is high cholesterol and VD.

Something is seriously out of whack.

Blaise on September 11, 2007 at 8:18 PM

This story will die unless the conservative bloggers push it. But just how much clout do conservative bloggers have?

By the way, I think the ad is probably libelous.

bnelson44 on September 11, 2007 at 8:19 PM

They’re accusing Gen. Petraeus of lying under oath. Which is ironic even if it were true, since MoveOn was founded upon the idea that the country should just “move on” from the accusations swirling around then President Bill Clinton, including the since proven allegation that he lied under oath and suborned the perjury of others.

Isn’t it about time to just start a group dedicated to see that MoveOn does just what it promises — MovesOn?

GoawayalreadyMoveOn.org

MoveAlongMoveOn.org

GetOverit.org

Topsecretk9 on September 11, 2007 at 8:32 PM

I would, in a perfect world, like to see the organizers and funders of MoveOn including specifically Nita Chaudhary by name tried and executed for treason against your country.

It’s your country. Your business. But since neither yours nor mine nor hardly any western country takes Treason any more, you have almost half the population believing your government was behind 9/11, and etc… our cultures are so divided maintaining security and freedom are going to be increasingly difficult then impossible challenges.

And it is precisely this situation Treason laws are designed to help fight.

Treason is one of the worst crimes there is which is why it should be a Capital offense.

Christoph on September 11, 2007 at 8:33 PM

*seriously

Christoph on September 11, 2007 at 8:34 PM

Incidentally — Nita Chaudhary worked or the DNC before moving on to MoveOn

Recall that weirdly coordinated and timed MoveOn ad that blew up in the DNC face regarding Tang memo

Topsecretk9 on September 11, 2007 at 8:35 PM

Getting the obvious out of the way first:

What a “keeper” Nita Chaudhary must be! I can only imagine the line of liberal beaus and/or beauettes who want to date THAT!

Seriously, I think MoveOn’s actions are great (for the GOP). They have pushed the war issue so far to the left they are now declaring a career military officer is nothing but a big fat liar. All the Democrats who enjoy this fifth column’s deep pockets are wary to criticize as the American public becomes more and more appalled that this stuff is going on. Nita needs to keep up her out-of-touch-with-reality smear campaigns for a few months longer.

highhopes on September 11, 2007 at 8:37 PM

Nita needs to keep up her out-of-touch-with-reality smear campaigns for a few months longer.

And then be tried and put on death row.

Christoph on September 11, 2007 at 8:38 PM

From now till 11/4/2008 it’s gonna be comedy gold, or ah, pink

Kini on September 11, 2007 at 8:40 PM

That statement is exactly what Boxer said today. Collusion? No, outright coordination. Moveon’s hold on the Democratic party is frightening.

MCPO Airdale on September 11, 2007 at 8:52 PM

And so forth. They’re accusing Gen. Petraeus of lying under oath. Which is ironic even if it were true, since MoveOn was founded upon the idea that the country should just “move on” from the accusations swirling around then President Bill Clinton, including the since proven allegation that he lied under oath and suborned the perjury of others. Back then the nascent leftwing outfit was all about moving on; now they’re the chief accuser. And they were defending a liar then and defaming an honorable man today.

Then perhaps we should form a group called “MoveOn, Again”?

RightWinged on September 11, 2007 at 8:52 PM

And then be tried and put on death row.

Christoph on September 11, 2007 at 8:38 PM

Works for me.

Those joining the military take an oath that talks about defending the Constitution against all enemies foreign or domestic. If anything qualifies as a domestic enemy to the Constitution in 2007 it is MoveOn and the Democrat Party.

highhopes on September 11, 2007 at 8:58 PM

We’re not supposed to question the word of Scott Beauchamp, who makes Beetle Bailey look like King Leonidas, for the mere fact that he’s in the Army. But it’s fine to put out an ad in the NYT calling a four-star general a liar.

God Bless America!

Jim Treacher on September 11, 2007 at 9:18 PM

Moveon.org? I thought they would have changed their name since they now own the Democrat Party. That is why Hillary has been selected to be the next Democrat candidate to run for POTUS.
IMHO, the democrats are all Soros puppets. I just haven’t figured the connection with Red China. Yet.

DannoJyd on September 11, 2007 at 9:21 PM

Traitors .

Mojack420 on September 11, 2007 at 8:16 PM

There is no such thing as treason in America anymore.

Not since Jane Fonda sat on that North Vietnamese gun.

MB4 on September 11, 2007 at 9:25 PM

I just haven’t figured the connection with Red China. Yet.

It isn’t Red China, it is the Chinese mafia. And the connection is probably drugs.

bnelson44 on September 11, 2007 at 9:44 PM

The Soros/MoveOn left is dishonorable, ruthless and subversive, as expedient. It must be confronted and crushed. Either it crushes us, or we crush it, whichever comes first.

People who imagine the Soros left will be more honorable toward us if we decline to confront them, or communicate with them only on a higher plane, live in a bygone era.

petefrt on September 11, 2007 at 9:45 PM

Let’s invite them to the sawdust pit . . . last one standing wins.

rplat on September 11, 2007 at 9:46 PM

And the connection is probably drugs.

bnelson44

Bingo.

petefrt on September 11, 2007 at 9:47 PM

OT: Ron Paul Last Night on O’Reilly:

“The Iranians are acting logically and defensively.”

bnelson44 on September 11, 2007 at 9:53 PM

Over at WaPo, one commenter wrote:

I agree with BSDetector that the text of the ad is pretty much the thoughts of mainstream America and all the hubbub must be about the headlines.

I reject that!! I know there are more people in this country with the common decency not to believe those idiots.

And also:

And the connection is probably drugs.

bnelson44
Bingo.

petefrt on September 11, 2007 at 9:47 PM

And MoveOn and the Dems are taking them very heavily!

Tennessee Dave on September 11, 2007 at 10:04 PM

Can I please, PLEASE take back my votes for Clinton and Gore?

I’m so ashamed to be even remotely associated with those creeps.

Well, at least I voted for W. in 2004.

Meryl Yourish on September 11, 2007 at 10:05 PM

Since MoveOn won’t do it…

Boooooooooooooooooooooooooo.

BadgerHawk on September 11, 2007 at 10:31 PM

Can you imagine how obnoxious the left would be if they thought in bumper sticker slogans like we did?

DaveS on September 11, 2007 at 10:45 PM

Can I please, PLEASE take back my votes for Clinton and Gore?

I’m so ashamed to be even remotely associated with those creeps.

Meryl Yourish on September 11, 2007 at 10:05 PM

No you may certainly not get a “do over”! If we allowed it for you we’d have to give everybody the same option! I can’t tell you how many people become downright religious (thank God) when expressing their gratitude that Gore was not in charge of this nation six years ago today.

highhopes on September 11, 2007 at 11:13 PM

Can I please, PLEASE take back my votes for Clinton and Gore?

I’m so ashamed to be even remotely associated with those creeps.

Meryl Yourish on September 11, 2007 at 10:05 PM

No you may certainly not get a “do over”! If we allowed it for you we’d have to give everybody the same option! I can’t tell you how many people become downright religious (thank God) when expressing their gratitude that Gore was not in charge of this nation six years ago today.

highhopes on September 11, 2007 at 11:13 PM

Wait a minute, something doesn’t connect here: Why would international drug gangs remotely want to support George Soros, whose fervent wish is to legalize drugs (which takes the profit out of their hands)?

RD on September 12, 2007 at 12:02 AM

Author Orson Scott Card is a self proclaimed “Moynihan” Democrat.

Yet he has been furious with his party since at least 2003.

Now, as a Democrat, what can I say to that except that, because my party has been taken over by an astonishingly self-destructive bunch of lunatics who are so dazzled by Hollywood that they think their ideas make sense, I have to agree that right now, any President but Bush and any Congress but a Republican-dominated one would be disastrous.

As a Democrat, I would hope that a solid trouncing of our fanatic-ruled party at the polls this November would serve as a wakeup call and remind Democrats that they only get to do the things that the Democrat Party exists to do if they get enough votes to control the White House and Congress. Which requires that you have serious candidates and embrace serious issues that most Americans, not just tiny pressure groups, care about.

And on that day, Democratic moderates can take the party back. And yes, Democratic moderates actually exist. They’re all voting for Bush this year, but they’d rather have had a Democratic candidate to vote for. [Orson Scott Card, http://www.ornery.org/essays/warwatch/2004-08-29-1.html%5D

This follows a WSJ opinion piece he wrote in 2003

Patriots place their loyalty to their country in time of war ahead of their personal and party ambitions. And they can wrap themselves in the flag and say they “support our troops” all they like–but it doesn’t change the fact that their program is to promote our defeat at the hands of our enemies for their temporary political advantage.

[Orson Scott Card, “The Campaign of Hate and Fear,” 12/16/2003, http://www.opinionjournal.com/extra/?id=110004435%5D

In the last few months, another book of his, “Empire,” was published. It is an apocryphal description of a civil war STARTED by a George Soros-type, naturalized citizen, extremely wealthy, extremely liberal Democrat, who funds front groups like moveon.org in the real world, and who leads an attempt to overthrow the US government and replace it with a “people’s” government.

If you read his book and his articles (two of which I excerpted above), you will see that he does understand his Party, and that he does NOT like where it is heading.

I also see the former party of Woodrow Wilson, FDR, JFK, Humphrey, “Scoop” Jackson, and Truman standing into seditious waters. Fasten your seat belts, ladies and gentlemen. Moveon (i.e., Soros), and the hard left, intend to take over this country.

georgej on September 12, 2007 at 4:39 AM

georgej on September 12, 2007 at 4:39 AM

“A Republic, if you can keep it.” Ben Franklin.

Thanks for your posts. They’re always good.

JiangxiDad on September 12, 2007 at 7:38 AM

If they want to play word games, Gen. Petraeus (phonetically it is Pet ur U.S.). Do not fall for the marketing ploy of rhyme that is aimed at the simple mind of the demographic that blindly follows Move On who should be allowed to Move out.

MSGTAS on September 12, 2007 at 9:38 AM

Gen. Petraeus (phonetically it is Pet ur U.S.).

No it isn’t. It is Pet-ray-us.

DaveS on September 12, 2007 at 10:11 AM