Monday, February 23, 2009

Ayers Calls Afghanistan Surge Colossal Mistake

You remember Ayers, Obama's best bud. Ayers is far, far left and doesn't support any war. But he doesn't mind blowing up things to make a point. In an ideal world, I'd like to be a total peacenik but that's not reality. Ayers sort of proves that.
Swamp: Ayers had this to say about President Barack Obama committing an additional 17,000 troops to Afghanistan: "It's a mistake. It's a colossal mistake. And, you know, we've seen this happen before, Alan. We've seen a hopeful presidency, Lyndon Johnson's presidency, burn up in the furnace of war."

"I fear that this brilliant young man, this hopeful new administration, could easily burn their prospect of a great presidency in the war in Afghanistan or elsewhere,'' Ayers says in the interview airing at 9 pm EST on FOX's Hannity.

And Ayers had this to say about his own days in anti-Vietnam War protests, the group he cofounded sometimes making its point with bombs: read more