We’ll say it because few, if any others, will – we reserve for the likes of you the very words that your venerable vice prez used in the senate, but for a rather different reason. This is from Another Day in the Empire.
Hangman Young: String Up Dems for Daring to Speak
Monday February 19th 2007, 11:29 pm
Big Oil Don Young, Republican from Alaska, wants to see Democrats sent to the gallows. “I’d like to make a quote,” said Big Oil on the House floor recently. “‘Congressmen who willfully take actions during wartime that damage morale and undermine the military are saboteurs and should be arrested, exiled or hanged.’”
Big Oil, called such because he fought to have American taxpayers underwrite the Trans-Alaska Pipeline for the likes of ConocoPhillips, BP, and Exxon/Mobil, believes he is reacting to the feeble effort by Democrats to tamp down Bush’s “surge” in Iraq in Lincolnesque fashion. Lincoln, according to Big Oil, “had the same problem this president had with a very unpopular war, the same problem with people trying to redirect the commander-in-chief.”
Read the rest here.