Friday, October 23, 2009
Cheney Says Obama's "Dithering" Puts Our Troops in Danger. Last Time I Checked, it's Bush/Cheney's War Policies That Have Killed 5200 Soldiers. I'll Take Dithering
Former Vice President Dick "The Dick" Cheney is at it again, harshly criticizing President Obama for apparently taking more time than His Dickness would like to figure out whether or not to send more troops to Afghanistan:
"The White House must stop dithering while America’s armed forces are in danger," The Dick said Wednesday at black-tie awards ceremony at the conservative Center for Security Policy. "It’s time for President Obama to do what it takes to win a war he has repeatedly and rightly called a war of necessity....Make no mistake. Signals of indecision out of Washington hurt our allies and embolden our adversaries."
Of course, this irascible impatience is perfectly understandable given how reckless and irresponsible The Dick and his war-mongering sidekick George W. Bush were in sending 5200 U.S. troops to die in Iraq and Afghanistan. I guess when you're a couple of draft-dodging uber-chickenhawks, you loathe a U.S. president who actually thinks before he speaks, analyzes before he acts, takes war seriously and is firmly committed to using it as a last resort rather than as a masturbatory weapon-of-whimsy in the war against failed masculinity. What The Dick needs to understand and accept is that Obama doesn't need to kill U.S. troops in order to feel like a real man.
On another note, the film I produced, SERIOUS MOONLIGHT, which was written by my late wife Adrienne Shelly (WAITRESS), will have its U.S. premiere and afterparty December 3rd in NYC. This event will also serve as the 2009 Adrienne Shelly Foundation fundraising gala, and proceeds will go towards helping ASF achieve its mission of supporting women filmmakers. Tickets are $150. Please join me, our stars Meg Ryan and Timothy Hutton, our director Cheryl Hines and others at this red-carpet event. Tickets are extremely limited. To purchase, please email ASFoundationOrg@aol.com or call 212-381-1716.
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