Politico asks the question of MoveOn.org - why so quiet on the appointment of General David Petreaus to oversee the war in Afghanistan? Hmm, girls?
Wasn't Afghanistan the "good war" and wasn't the eviiiiil General "Betrayus" the architect of destruction?
David Mark Moderator :
When Gen. David Petraeus testified before Congress in September 2007, MoveOn.org ran a New York Times ad accusing him of "cooking the books for the White House" about the U.S. troop surge in Iraq and labeled him "General Betray Us." The ad could be found on MoveOn's website until Wednesday of this week when it quietly came down and all references to it were scrubbed.
Why was the advocacy group willing to forcefully criticize a top general when President George W. Bush was commander-in-chief, yet is now silent now that President Barack Obama is in office? Is there a double standard at play or has MoveOn.org had a sincere change of heart about the abilities of Gen. Petraeus and the