Well, it’s official. Democrat congressmen Bonior, McDermott, and Thompson, shilled against their own country on Saddam’s dime. Saddam paid for the trip. These three dolts who went to Iraq to take the opportunity to play partizan politics, acted as spokesmen for Saddam Hussein before the start of the second Gulf War. Unfortunately they did not realise that they actually were spokesmen for Saddam. This is both hilarious and tragic. I am sure that, being Democrats, Bonior, McDermott, and Thompson did not know. They were just too stupid to check. Lenin is laughing in Hell — his prescience is uncanny.

A prudent congressman, granted this is a term that is becoming an oxymoron, normally checks who is footing the bill, especially when going to a place like Saddam’s Iraq. When comparing Saddam to Bush it is obvious to the fevered mind of the Democrat that Saddam can be trusted sometimes, while any Republican President can never be trusted. These three were in such a rush to say as much that they did not bother to look at Saddam or Muthanna Al-Hanooti.

Muthanna Al-Hanooti, a Michigan charity official, [prosecutors say] was charged Wednesday with setting up the junket at the behest of Saddam’s regime. Iraqi intelligence officials allegedly paid for the trip through an intermediary and rewarded Al-Hanooti with 2 million barrels of Iraqi oil.

Bonior, McDermott, and Thompson, Democrats one and all, will heretofore be referenced as “The Three Stooges.” The Three Stooges were in such a rush to score political points against Bush that they did not bother to determine where the money came from. The trip was tagged as a ‘fact finding trip.’ I am sure that Saddam’s handlers would give these three characters free reign around the countryside. From AP

Oklahoma Sen. Don Nickles, then the second-ranking Senate Republican, said the Democrats “sound somewhat like spokespersons for the Iraqi government.” Seattle-area conservatives dubbed McDermott “Baghdad Jim” for the Iraq trip

The Senator noted that the three stooges sounded like some of Saddam’s thugs who did the talking for his regime. Why did these three engage in these antics: BDS. Bush Derangement Syndrome goes right up to the leadership of the Democrat house. They have lost sight of the fact that we are Americans first and our party affiliate second or third.

The Three Stooges used this trip to paint Iraq as a country united against us and behind Saddam. Baghdad Jim (D) WA (a.k.a. “Larry”), spoke of how he expected Bush to mislead us. David Bonior (D) MI (a.k.a. “Mo”) was convinced Saddam was fully cooperative. Bonior was the number two Democrat in the House in 2002. He voted NO on military border patrols to battle drugs & terrorism in September of 2001. To Bonior, we can’t go over there and we can’t keep em from coming over here.

Thompson claims he was there to see how the children of Iraq were faring. The evil trade embargo was having a negative impact upon them. In the meantime, Saddam had managed to funnel millions into the pockets U.N. officials. The U.S. was blamed for the misery in Iraq through the 90′s and before 2002. With some people, we just can’t win.

Whether they intended to or not, these three fools did give aid and comfort to the enemy. They shilled for Hussein in a manner reminiscent of Lord Haw Haw or Tokyo Rose. They are despicable. What is worse is that they are typical. Recall the human shields that went to Iraq before the war? The NYT blew the cover on an operation that was intercepting cell traffic between terrorists outside our country. Pelosi just scuttled the law that allowed for electronic surveliance of terrorists outside the country. There is a mindset that allows our internal politics to venture outside our borders. This mindset will destroy us eventually, for this behavior will only escalate over time. We used to prosecute people for acting like this and they suffered for such dalliances.

UPDATE I

Mc Dermott did not care that he as a tool for Saddam