MoveOn sends ‘General Betray-us’ down the memory hole 

Within the last few days — and possibly as recently as this morning — MoveOn.org scrubbed its website of the juvenile and offensive “General Betray-us” ad of 2007. Details here, and yes, they’re worth a good chuckle for the morning.

Back then, MoveOne described Petraeus as “a military man constantly at war with the facts.” He was, as the ad put it, “likely to become General Betray-us.”

The ad also said that “General Petraeus will not admit what everyone knows: Iraq is mired in an unwinnable religious civil war.”

 

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