I’ve taken the pledge. Will you?

Thanks to Hugh Hewitt, I’ve heard about the latest boneheaded idea proposed by our Republican Senators in Washington. They’re ginning up a “non-binding” resolution that whines about the pending troop surge into Iraq. Not one dimeIt’s no surprise that General Petraeus testified that such legislative grandstanding encourages the enemy and endangers our troops.
If the United States Senate passes a resolution, non-binding or otherwise, that criticizes the commitment of additional troops to Iraq that General Petraeus has asked for and that the president has pledged, and if the Senate does so after the testimony of General Petraeus on January 23 that such a resolution will be an encouragement to the enemy, I will not contribute to any Republican senator who voted for the resolution.
Further, if any Republican senator who votes for such a resolution is a candidate for re-election in 2008, I will not contribute to the National Republican Senatorial Committee unless the Chairman of that Committee, Senator Ensign, commits in writing that none of the funds of the NRSC will go to support the re-election of any senator supporting the non-binding resolution.
Take the pledge … and get ready for stormy weather.

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