NEW YORK - Speaking in a ballroom just a few miles north of ground zero, Karl Rove said the Democratic party did not understand the consequences of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
"Liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks and wanted to prepare indictments and offer therapy and understanding for our attackers," Rove said Wednesday night. "Conservatives saw the savagery of 9/11 and the attacks and prepared for war."
Karl, you ignorant slut.
In case you forgot, even though you were standing in the frigging city just a few miles away from the site of the tragedy, 9/11 occured in one of the most liberal cities and states in America, if not *the* most liberal. New York City is Democrat. Always has been; always will be.
You were NOT there on 9/11. I was. I was standing in the street watching when the towers went down. I inhaled those buildings and those dead people for weeks afterwards.
I have never, ever felt the strength of the American people like I did that day, and the weeks following. We pulled together as a community. We fought back in the best way we could: By offering support and compassion to our fellow New Yorkers. I was goddamned proud to be an American.
And what did you do? I'm not exactly sure, you didn't show your weasely face anywhere that day, but I'm willing to bet you hid under the frigging bed and wet your fatass dockers.
We were not Democrat, Republican, Liberal or Conservative that day. We were New Yorkers, and we were Americans. We were united.
I know that idea is completely fucking foreign to you.
YOU saw 9/11 as an opportunity to sleaze every unctious, despicable plan you and your cronies had on the back burner into American life. YOU saw 9/11 as a way to play on America's fears to attack the wrong country. YOU saw 9/11 as a way to keep Americans afraid, obedient, and ready to look the other way while you destroyed everything that America stands for.
You see 9/11 as an opportunity to divide Americans. You took the horrible event that could have finally united us as a country, and made it your own personal wrecking ball.
And as for the "consequences of 9/11?"
"Conservatives saw the savagery of 9/11 and the attacks and prepared for war."
The wrong war. A war built on lies and deciet. A war against a country that never attacked us, while you let the attackers escape. Attackers that you have never pursued, never made a true attempt to locate, and in the words of your own boss, "Don't think that much about."
I see the consequences of 9/11 every day when I watch the death count in Iraq click closer to 2000 American soldiers, and 30,000 civilian deaths.
I see the consequences of 9/11 when I see how your actions have destroyed every bit of goodwill and American support that we gained on that day.
All you saw on 9/11 was death.
And the deaths you saw were not the people that died in the twin towers, nor the Pentagon. Any sympathy you offer to the victims and their families is a hollow lie.
All you saw on that day were the deaths of the people you could now slaughter in the future.
"No more needs to be said about the motives of liberals," Rove said.
No more needs to be said about the motives of conservatives.
Death and Greed.
Racism and Fear.
And more goddamned Lies.
Update: We're not taking this shit lying down.
More Update: Go read Erratum's post for more.
Even More Update: LabKat says it short 'n sweet.
Still More Update: The Green Knight brandishes his sword.
Even Still More Update: More at BarkBarkWoofWoof, and RJ Eskow . (Thanks for the heads-up)
Edited for a completely stupid spelling error.
(No cross-post gag. I'm just too disgusted, angry and sad about this.)