Pete Stark for President

Wow! Salon has the text of the speech he gave on the floor of the House yesterday opposing the Iraq war resolution.

"Let us not forget that our president -- our commander in chief -- has no experience with, or knowledge of, war. In fact, he admits that he was at best ambivalent about the Vietnam War. He skirted his own military service and then failed to serve out his time in the National Guard. And, he reported years later that at the height of that conflict in 1968 he didn't notice 'any heavy stuff going on.'"

"So we have a president who thinks foreign territory is the opponent's dugout and Kashmir is a sweater.

I've resisted the temptation to quote more, so go on over there and read it!

I worked on one of his campaigns when I lived in Texas.

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