(via Moveon.Org Throws “General Betrayus” Page Down The Hole | Bucks Right)
How strange is it that the progressive movement could accuse a general of betraying the country in a full page ad in the New York Times in 2007, that same movement would help elect a Democrat to the presidency in 2008, and that President would not remove the general, but instead would elevate the general to the commander in charge of Afghanistan, and then the to CIA Director? And that this general would then have to resign, not because of any political pressure from either side of the political spectrum, but because of an affair with his biographer? Insane, right?
MoveOn hosted pages on its website about the ad and their reasons behind it from 2007 to June 23, 2010. On June 23, 2010, MoveOn erased these webpages and any reference to them from its website. The change took place in the aftermath of President Obama’s nomination of Petraeus to be the new top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan upon General Stanley McCrystal's retirement.
Political groups don’t even feign sincerity anymore, I suppose.