Democrats Support Prisoner Abuse, Hate Our Soldiers
Well, that’s what the campaign ads are going to say, anyway.
From the AP:
The 365-50 roll call Thursday by which the House approved a resolution condemning the abuses of Iraqi prisoners while commending the members of the U.S. Armed Forces serving in Iraq .
A “yes” vote is a vote to approve the resolution.
Voting “yes” were 151 Democrats, 213 Democrats and one independent.
Voting “no” were 49 Democrats and one independent.
I’m sure that was supposed to be “213 Republicans.” One wonders why the 49 Democrats and one independent voted against the resolution, though, given how it will certainly be portrayed. Obviously, they don’t not condemn the abuses. Don’t commend the armed forces? I’m sure a few of them don’t, but I can’t imagine they’d want to go on the record. Certainly not 50 of them.
The entire delegations, regardless of party, of both Virginia and Alabama, my “home” states, are firmly opposed to abusing prisoners and four square in favor of our boys in uniform. Way to take a stand!