Thursday, September 27, 2007

Iraq Vet And Dem Congressman Patrick Murphy Blasts Rush


The Dem denunciations of Rush Limbaugh for saying that antiwar troops are "phony soldiers" are coming fast and furious now. We've just received a statement from antiwar Dem Rep. Patrick Murphy, an Iraq war vet himself:

“Someone should tell chicken-hawk Rush Limbaugh that the only phonies are those who choose not to serve and then criticize those who do. I served proudly, so did two of my fellow paratroopers in the 82nd Airborne who spoke out and died just weeks ago. Generations of American veterans have worn the uniform with pride and we know it is no contradiction to serve your country and still disagree with the Bush-civilian leadership that mismanaged this war.”

The fellow paratroopers who died that Murphy refers to are the authors of the Times Op ed questioning the war who were killed in Iraq after their piece appeared......

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