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Republicans Soft On Terror

The ongoing story of how the Bush administration sacrificed American and global security to Al Qaeda in order to invade Iraq marches on.

Current and former military and intelligence officials said that the war in Iraq consistently diverted resources and high-level attention from the tribal areas. When American military and intelligence officials requested additional Predator drones to survey the tribal areas, they were told no drones were available because they had been sent to Iraq.

The Bush administration let Al Qaeda grow and fester inside Pakistan, refused to do anything lest they offend Musharraf, and then diverted the resources needed to bring the hammer down on Al Qaeda in order for Bush to exorcise his daddy's demons by invading and occupying Iraq.

Heck of a job.

Yeah, this is a totally good reason for why we should elect more Republicans: not enough of us are dead yet, apparently.