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Hamas rule in Gaza? (p)Resident Bush built that. bush says D'OH!

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Warned that Fatah wasn't ready for elections in which Palestinians fed up with years of Arafat's corruption and cronyism might punish Abbas' party, President Bush said he "wanted to give Palestinians the chance to choose new leaders, ones who were not 'compromised by terror.'" But in January 2006, that's exactly what Bush got, as Hamas won 76 of 132 seats in the Palestinian parliament. As the New York Times reported at the time:

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice acknowledged Sunday that the United States had failed to understand the depth of hostility among Palestinians toward their longtime leaders. The hostility led to an election victory by the militant group Hamas that has reduced to tatters crucial assumptions underlying American policies and hopes in the Middle East.
"I've asked why nobody saw it coming," Ms. Rice said, speaking of her own staff. "It does say something about us not having a good enough pulse."
(That may explain why her State Department web site omitted any mention of the January 2006 Palestinian elections in its "Middle East Peace Chronology.")

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/07/20/1315353/-Hamas-rule-in-Gaza-President-Bush-built-that

remember you cant spell AWOL without dubya

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Reply Hamas rule in Gaza? (p)Resident Bush built that. bush says D'OH! (Original post)
B.EL-ZABUBBA Jul 2014 OP
Duncus Jul 2014 #1
FairweatherFisherman Jul 2014 #2
B.EL-ZABUBBA Jul 2014 #3
MrSlayer666 Jul 2014 #4
B.EL-ZABUBBA Jul 2014 #5
May25th Jul 2014 #6
Da Mannn Jul 2014 #7
OneLoudVoice Jul 2014 #8
B.EL-ZABUBBA Jul 2014 #9
southernwriter Jul 2014 #10
B.EL-ZABUBBA Jul 2014 #11

Response to B.EL-ZABUBBA (Original post)

Tue Jul 22, 2014, 11:17 AM

1. Bush also dreamed of establishing a Jeffersonian democracy in Iraq.

He tended toward pie in the sky ideals when it came to democracy elsewhere.

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Response to B.EL-ZABUBBA (Original post)

Tue Jul 22, 2014, 12:16 PM

2. Condi's famous words "No One Could Have Seen That Coming"

She said that about a lot of things especially 9-11. And that was after a detailed briefing only a month before saying exactly what happened could easily happen.. But the head of National Security never bothered to read the briefing..

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Response to FairweatherFisherman (Reply #2)

Tue Jul 22, 2014, 12:44 PM

3. everything caught that by surprise

 

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Response to B.EL-ZABUBBA (Original post)

Tue Jul 22, 2014, 03:38 PM

4. They never seemed to know about ANYTHING.

And they have balls to criticize this administration. The entire Bush legacy is fuck up after fuck up. I don't know that there is a single thing they did right.

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Response to B.EL-ZABUBBA (Original post)

Tue Jul 22, 2014, 06:02 PM

6. The people voted Fatah out of power fair and square

Notice that the Golan Hts is "All Quiet"

hmmmm

or is that meant to be noticed


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Response to B.EL-ZABUBBA (Original post)

Tue Jul 22, 2014, 08:08 PM

7. So by that logic, ISIS taking over Iraq and killing Christians is Obama's Fault.

The Left's cry of "Bush's Fault" to explain everything is so childish.

The palestinians had a LONG history of supporting terror under Arafat and the PLO. That Gazan's would choose terrorists to lead them is just a part of that history.

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Response to Da Mannn (Reply #7)

Tue Jul 22, 2014, 11:54 PM

8. Nope. That would be on Bush's head as well

He's the one who removed Saddam and his stable but murderous regime.

Possibly also on congressional republicans. The world at large, and the radical forces within it, might take our country and our president more seriously if its legislature wasn't sincerely involved in an attempt to undermine the president and the nation.

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Response to Da Mannn (Reply #7)

Wed Jul 23, 2014, 12:45 PM

9. no commander awol CREATED isis read

 

george bush created isis
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was an unknown unheard-of cleric untill bush's holy army marched in there attatcked, arrested and held him for 4 years- when released he became a self-proclaimed caliph.

his (p)Residency is a gift that just keeps on giving

The Left's cry of "Bush's Fault" to explain everything is so childish. well ,since YOU say it is.

what's childish is the right wing thinking that once the seat changes sitters everything ever done by the previous one magically ends and that there are no consequences to their actions. that is very right wing the 'you touched it last therefore you own it' way of looking at effects of actions

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Response to B.EL-ZABUBBA (Original post)

Wed Jul 23, 2014, 12:48 PM

10. Bush has never been friendly toward Hamas.

His only fault was trusting the Palestinian people to have common sense when they vote.

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Response to southernwriter (Reply #10)

Wed Jul 23, 2014, 02:23 PM

11. he was guilty of arrogance and ignorance and much more

 

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