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Tue Sep 3, 2013, 09:57 PM Sep 2013

So what's your favorite "reason" for bombing Syria? [View all]

I've read each of the following "reasons" for bombing Syria in the last 30 minutes of scanning DU so I thought it'd be fun to see which one is most popular.

15 votes, 1 pass | Time left: Unlimited
"Clinton caused 9/11 because he didn't bomb the Hell out of Al Qaeda when he had the chance."
1 (7%)
"We have to bomb the Syrians to save them."
4 (27%)
"My past military experience means you have to STFU!"
0 (0%)
"We can bomb the chemical weapons facilities without hurting civilians."
0 (0%)
"Obama/Kerry wouldn't lie to us."
2 (13%)
"We'll never put boots on the ground."
2 (13%)
"Look at this picture of dead people!!!1111!!!!"
4 (27%)
2 (13%)
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Their bread is bland and tasteless. TheCowsCameHome Sep 2013 #1
Yeah, but their booze makes up for it. Warpy Sep 2013 #2
Booze usually does. last1standing Sep 2013 #4
Heretic! last1standing Sep 2013 #3
WHo do you expect to vote in this poll? el_bryanto Sep 2013 #5
It's one thing to support a policy, another to use the same arguments RWers used in 2002. last1standing Sep 2013 #8
Other: Arctic Dave Sep 2013 #6
WAR WAR WAR blkmusclmachine Sep 2013 #7
Hope. Change. Bullshit. SammyWinstonJack Sep 2013 #21
Obama wants to play army so there bowens43 Sep 2013 #9
It's not that Obama's got a bad defense record. backscatter712 Sep 2013 #34
Ooops Stryder Sep 2013 #10
Hockey shit Stryder Sep 2013 #12
These are all pure DU created posts. last1standing Sep 2013 #16
Hey guys! We're getting the band together again! dflprincess Sep 2013 #11
Word. This^^^^ nt Mnemosyne Sep 2013 #15
^^^^^^^^^This^^^^^^^^ woo me with science Sep 2013 #18
But, but, but it is different this time. R. Daneel Olivaw Sep 2013 #23
Special Guest Star: John Kerry as Colin Powell. Iggo Sep 2013 #26
It's amazing how Deadeye Dick and Yosemite Sam come out when they've got a war-woody! n/t backscatter712 Sep 2013 #33
+1000 RetroLounge Sep 2013 #55
+1 leftstreet Sep 2013 #60
The silver lining (if there is one) whatchamacallit Sep 2013 #13
It's for the kids NightWatcher Sep 2013 #14
"We must send a message to North Korea." rug Sep 2013 #17
LOL! Is that an actual DU quote? last1standing Sep 2013 #19
Sadly, it's a close paraphrase of the Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. rug Sep 2013 #22
You have to wonder if they've ever heard of a "teddy gram." last1standing Sep 2013 #24
Kerry could end this with twitter. rug Sep 2013 #69
Obama needs another Nobel Peace Prize DesMoinesDem Sep 2013 #20
pile of crap flamebait poll because no one here has a favorite reason for bombing anybody. dionysus Sep 2013 #25
Awww! Did you're feefees get hurt? last1standing Sep 2013 #27
what are you 12? dionysus Sep 2013 #28
I wanted to react at your level. I think I did a good job. :) last1standing Sep 2013 #29
Those that think Pres Obama cant do any wrong are willing to kill, kill, kill rhett o rick Sep 2013 #39
LOL. you're out of your mind... dionysus Sep 2013 #57
And the best you have is your group's signature rude emoticon. rhett o rick Sep 2013 #71
i bet you didn't know... dionysus Sep 2013 #74
How about a poll about reasons NOT to bomb Syria???? fadedrose Sep 2013 #30
You forgot... 99Forever Sep 2013 #31
"You're a horrible person that hates kids if you don't support the attack!" backscatter712 Sep 2013 #32
I haven't read that one tonight. last1standing Sep 2013 #37
It was strongly implied in a lot of their posts. n/t backscatter712 Sep 2013 #58
That's ok, I'm being accused of being a meanie for pointing out that some are exploiting the dead. last1standing Sep 2013 #62
You shouldn't call out manipulators for manipulating - it hurts their feelings! backscatter712 Sep 2013 #64
"Obama/Kerry wouldn't lie to us." ProSense Sep 2013 #35
Is that the best you've got? Ok, then yes, "leave Assad alone because Obama/Kerry are lying." last1standing Sep 2013 #36
I know, claims that ProSense Sep 2013 #38
Look everyone! Prosense insinuating something I never said! Again! last1standing Sep 2013 #40
Projecting? ProSense Sep 2013 #48
You're not even trying anymore, are you? last1standing Sep 2013 #49
Revisit your OP. ProSense Sep 2013 #53
Nope. You really should look up what that word means. last1standing Sep 2013 #54
Stay out of the civil war. How hard is that to figure out? I guess the Neo-con Democrats among rhett o rick Sep 2013 #41
No one is proposing ProSense Sep 2013 #42
How is bombing one side of a civil war NOT getting involved in said war? progressoid Sep 2013 #70
Because it will look great on Candidate Clinton's 2016 resume NoOneMan Sep 2013 #43
Option 7 is extremely insensitive. joshcryer Sep 2013 #44
Yes. Maybe you should find the posters doing it and tell them. last1standing Sep 2013 #45
Maybe you should show some compassion. joshcryer Sep 2013 #50
I hope to always be defined in ways that are unacceptable to you. last1standing Sep 2013 #52
I do not think it is worse. joshcryer Sep 2013 #56
Poor thing. I've upset you. last1standing Sep 2013 #59
There were a few pic-posts out there that I saw as propaganda and guilt-tripping. backscatter712 Sep 2013 #61
"Rand Paul is against it, so if you are too, you must be Rand Paul!!" n/t devils chaplain Sep 2013 #46
Didn't they wear that out with the NSA scandal? last1standing Sep 2013 #47
Oh, clearly not. NuclearDem Sep 2013 #51
They still throw that one at us. backscatter712 Sep 2013 #65
Making light of the issue. Classy. -nt CakeGrrl Sep 2013 #63
Much more classy to drum up support for war because the president looks good in a swimsuit. last1standing Sep 2013 #67
The second one, burning the village to save it nadinbrzezinski Sep 2013 #66
Sometimes humor is the only form of communication that makes sense. last1standing Sep 2013 #68
Other - "Assad proclaimed victory, so we must bomb to prove him wrong!" Dash87 Sep 2013 #72
It's humanitarian punishment BOMBING. woo me with science Sep 2013 #73
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