Weasel & Nelson Didn't Get Boxer's Message
Engaging in partisan politics
on Veterans' Day:While President Bush on Friday was delivering his most forceful defense of the Iraq war yet, former presidential candidate Wesley Clark and Sen. Bill Nelson were in Sarasota blasting the war and warning that the insurgency is growing.
In some of his harshest criticisms of the war to date, Nelson said the Bush administration has not been up front with the American people about the war and likened it to Vietnam.
"We're in a heck of a mess," Nelson, a Florida Democrat, told a mostly Democratic crowd of 80 at a political fund-raiser held in a Sarasota bayfront home.
Clark, a retired four-star Army general, said going to war was a mistake.
Once more, they're dividing us.