A partial list of Republican fuckups since 2000

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

  • 2000: Disqualified Florida voters whose names were similar to a list of felons from Texas
  • 2000: the GOP-stacked Supreme Court selected George W. Bush by stopping the count of votes in Florida (final tallies showed Gore with more votes in Florida)
  • 2001: ignored clear threats to our national security and allowed terrorists to fly planes into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon
  • 2002: killed innocent citizens of Afghanistan with an indiscriminate bombing campaign
  • 2003: hyped the threat of Saddam’s weapons program, ignoring all evidence to the contrary, and lied us into war in Iraq
  • 2003: outed CIA agent Valerie Plame in retaliation for her husband’s editorial refuting the White House claim that Saddam had bought uranium from Nigeria
  • 2004: used a 527 group to propagate lies about Kerry’s record of military service
  • 2005: ignored clear warnings that New Orleans’ levees were in bad shape; failed to properly respond to the subsequent Katrina disaster
  • 2006: Cheney shot an old man in the face
  • 2006: Mark Foley scandal erupts, revealing that he had a long history of inappropriate behavior toward Congressional pages which was ignored by his Republican colleagues
  • 2007:

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