Some words do matter — especially words about war from Cheney and McCain.

The punditry has been in a frenzy today over the words of a preacher who has no power and holds no elected office. Typical. Let’s review the words of some of our leaders who do have power and do hold elected office. Let’s review the words that sent men and women to die in a war over lies. The same punditry that’s frenzied over a preacher’s words gave a pass to these words from Cheney and McCain — and the lies that started a war from George Bush. Let’s get serious for a change:
Hat tip, Think Progress (check out their new site…very cool)

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