It’s getting harder to listen to any conservative lately without hearing what clearly is a calculated effort on their part to smear Democrats wholesale.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, talking on a recent edition of “The O’Reilly Factor” said that “you can expect two years of all-out investigations, attacks, anything they can bring to bear” if the Democrats win back control of either the House or Senate in the 2006 election.
The same has been said by several other notable Republicans and I’ve now had to listen to MSNBC‘s Chris Matthews go on about this a few times of late.
What strikes me as hypocritical is that I have to wonder exactly how this differs from what former President Bill Clinton had to endure from Republicans during his entire tenure? Travelgate, Whitewater, Monica Lewinsky….. Give me a break. I’m getting tired of the constant suggestion that Republicans are beyond such questionable acts and that only Democrats would be so low as to go after the President in such a way. Their big excuse now is that we’re involved in a war and that it’s wrong to go after a President while we’re at war. Yeah, okay. How about waking up to the fact that a majority of the country now questions the entire war issue? Enough already.