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Democrats Blame Bush for TSA System Failure

Reid Wilson has Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.) -- respectively the chairman of the DCCC and one of the punchiest House freshmen --

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Reid Wilson has Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) and Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.) — respectively the chairman of the DCCC and one of the punchiest House freshmen — knocking the Bush administration and the GOP for the near-miss Christmas terror attack. Massa’s attack on former Vice President Dick Cheney is particularly rough (and true):

I would remind the American public that the apparent leaders of the al Qaeda cell in Yemen were 2 terrorists who were released by Vice President Cheney in secret. I think there’s a level of accountability that has to be levied personally on the vice president. He is personally responsible for that.

Blaming Cheney is great for headlines, but it remains to be seen if the substantive critique will get through.

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