Original Link: http://shakespearessister.blogspot.com/2009/02/another-reason-why-republicans-will.html
by Space Cowboy
Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX) has actually put forth the notion that the Republican Party should actually use the Taliban as a model for opposition "insurgency" against the Democratic White House and Congress:
"Insurgency, we understand perhaps a little bit more because of the Taliban," Sessions said. "And that is that they went about systematically understanding how to disrupt and change a person's entire processes. And these Taliban -- I'm not trying to say the Republican Party is the Taliban. No, that's not what we're saying. I'm saying an example of how you go about [sic] is to change a person from their messaging to their operations to their frontline message. And we need to understand that insurgency may be required when the other side, the House leadership, does not follow the same commands, which we entered the game with."
Sessions said the "Taliban" approach was a reaction to a lack of bipartisan outreach from House Democrats.
When pressed to clarify, Sessions said he was not comparing the House Republican caucus to the Taliban, the Muslim fundamentalist group.
"I simply said one can see that there's a model out there for insurgency," Sessions said before being interrupted by an aide.
I'm sure all Republicans can get on board with the message and actually embrace the Taliban's example as a model of behavior within our own country. The Taliban. You know, those guys we've been trying to defeat for quite some time. The enemy. Sessions wants the party to be just. like. them. The TerroristsTM!
Well, look at the bright side, Pete. With the Taliban totally working their theocracy, you can rest assured that the right-wing Jebus freaks will be right there with ya.