RUSH: This ‘epic,’ as AP calls it, ‘epic war powers struggle,’ is a pork bill. It was 218-212 vote. The liberals voted, essentially here, to fund spinach and not the soldiers!
‘No, Rush, no! There’s funding in this bill.’
Yeah, funding through March of 2008. Yip yip yip yip yahoo! This is a pullout date. This is not funding the troops — and note, it’s an election year in 2008. This is pure election year politics, which is what
They used to call Tom DeLay ‘The Hammer.’ If this had happened with the parties reversed on any other issue, all we would be seeing today would not some ‘epic anti-war struggle,’ epic this or epic that. We’d see: ‘Tom DeLay, The Hammer, yanking on people’s heads and chains and bashing them over the head and whipping them into line! It’s Tom DeLay, The Hammer.’ Well, if DeLay is The Hammer, then I proclaim a new title for the speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, today: The Briber. Nancy Pelosi had to bribe her members with spinach. There’s $25 million for a single spinach farmer in this bill, and that’s why I say that the liberals in the House 218-212 voted to fund spinach and not the soldiers. They’re out there claiming now that these people are ‘patriotic.’ This is a new definition of patriotism: