Republicans Bad on Terrorism; Bill Clinton Good

RECEIVED Tue., Aug. 14, 2007

Dear Editor,
    Isn't it funny how the Republicans completely ignored world terrorism – until they noticed they could get votes from it? Now it's all they can talk about.
    Bill Clinton sent legislation to Congress to tighten airport security. The legislation was defeated by the Republicans because of opposition from the airlines.
    Bill Clinton sent legislation to Congress to allow for better tracking of terrorist funding. It was defeated by Republicans in the Senate because of opposition from banking interests.
    Bill Clinton sent legislation to Congress to add tagents to explosives, to allow for better tracking of explosives used by terrorists. It was defeated by the Republican Party because of opposition from the National Rifle Association.
    And so on – anything to make the Democratic president look bad.
    The right didn't even know terrorists existed till their mind-blowing incompetence let the terrorists hit the homeland.
    Small wonder world terrorism has tripled under their watch.
Perry Logan
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