Who do you believe, Gen Petraeus or the media? A 4 Star General versus the leftist/anti-Bush media?
I think this is a no brainer. Moveon.org's add only further lets us know that the surge is working and that Democats know it. Success for our troops is defeat for our democrats . AND THEY KNOW IT! Just you watch. As the situation on the ground gets better and better and better, the propaganda attacks on our soldiers and Bush will increase. As we begin to turn the situation around in Iraq and give the Iraqi's a chance at freedom and peace, the democrats and liberals and leftist Europeans' will only increase their assult against our nation. Anyway, Petraeus is doing a great job - though there is still much to be done - and it seems as though George Bush is going to stand firm and do what we all know to be right. To win in Iraq. We are going to win people - but it may take a few more years - lets give our support to our soldiers and our President!!
Asked By: JohnDoe - 9/15/2007
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WASHINGTON, Sep 12 (IPS) - In sharp contrast to the lionisation of Gen. David Petraeus by members of the U.S. Congress during his testimony this week, Petraeus's superior, Admiral William Fallon, chief of the Central Command (CENTCOM), derided Petraeus as a sycophant during their first meeting in Baghdad last March... More
Answered By: celtic_saltire - 9/15/2007
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Answered By: sha sha Sharonna - 9/15/2007
Answered By: John C - 9/15/2007
Think about this, people who are complaining that the military isn't working are people that 90% don't have any military experience, only know what little bit about the military from watching old world war 2 movies, and stuff on History channel, or playing pc war games. How can these people make comment on real... More
Answered By: GIOSTORMUSN - 9/15/2007
There is no doubt that the General is an honest and intelligent man. He has given his report to congress as ordered and they basically call him a liar. So if one of these Democrats actually do take office as president, where will they get their military advice from? No doubt they would want a special investigator who... More
Answered By: sfc_ollie - 9/15/2007
..."any" man in the Military of the United States of America who has attained the rank of "4" Star General and served this Country as General Petraeus has is not a liar... if you need an example of a liar review the testimony of William Jefferson Clinton during his hearings before Congress in 1998.
Answered By: SirWilliam - 9/15/2007
No Brainer, who would you follow into some deep ####? A Military officer or some airhead with a great doo clutching a microphone?
Answered By: vladoviking - 9/15/2007
There are quite a few Generals who don't agree with Patraeus... More
Answered By: Middleclassandnotquiet - 9/15/2007
DEFINITELY the good General Petraeus. And this makes one thing VERY CLEAR about Hillary's candidacy: since she did not refute the MoveOn.Org add smearing the general's name, what kind of commander-in-chief would she make if she would not even believe her own generals who are NON political in their evaluations of combat... More
Answered By: Mike - 9/15/2007
'If you could hear, at every jolt, the blood... More
Answered By: zackadoo - 9/15/2007
Sadly this correlates to Vietnam. A year before the withdrawal the president and government knew it had to be done. If they had acted at that time many lives would have been saved. Instead they toughed it out and played out the debacle on the world TV screens. Bush is just repeating history!!!!
Answered By: Oracle - 9/15/2007
This is a hard question // But I don"t trust any of Them It s a no brainier to NOT to trust the media ,and bush the rest ?
Answered By: rose g - 9/15/2007
General Petraeus by far but I also think he looks threw the eyes of a military leader who does not like to fail.
Answered By: Lexi - 9/15/2007
I'd believe General Petraeus over the American hating self-loating lefties of the NY Times and other leftist newspapers and television media anyday. Hope US servicemen/woman read this blog. They will know majority of US citizens support them and their leader.
Answered By: Bill - 9/15/2007
the general is a great guy doing his job. he is honest and couragous if you like a butt kissing yes man... More
Answered By: Calum A - 9/15/2007
I would believe Petraeus's superior, Admiral William Fallon, chief of the Central Command (CENTCOM), who told Petraeus that he considered him to be "an ass-kissing little chickenshit... More
Answered By: Richard V - 9/15/2007
Who do you believe, General Petraeus or his commanding officer, the director of Middle East operations... More
Answered By: MrPotatoHead - 9/15/2007
Yes, but look at General Westmoreland during Vietnam. We had to artificially increase the body count to show the folks back home that we were making progress. I have been skeptical of what I hear from Generals ever since then. I do support the troops because my child is serving in Iraq.
Answered By: jake - 9/15/2007
General Petraeus was merely acting as the mouthpiece of an utterly discredited President who has dragged America's name to the lowest point it has ever been and damn near destroyed it's economy in the process... More
Answered By: tomsp10 - 9/15/2007
possibly neither are right trust me mate Iraq isnt working and I know my mates have been killed out there and its got nothing to do with the "left wing media... More
Answered By: skippy12345 - 9/15/2007
Well, since you put it that way... More
Answered By: crabby_blindguy - 9/15/2007
They will do anything to belittle the good General. This is why anyone who pays attention has to believe him over the media... More
Answered By: gulp! - 9/15/2007
I do beleive that Petraeus is an egotistical, thinks he is, trying to make a name for himself on the corpses of his dead comrades. The surge is woking ? Ha! Ha! Take a look at the casualty figures for August they are on the up not the down. As to winning this campain, No Way. Read your history books. No... More
Answered By: Terry M - 9/15/2007
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