Larry Craig Comes Out to Say Petraeus Doesn't Blow

This post, written by Pam Spaulding, originally appeared on Pam's House Blend

I guess this should go into the "I'm not sh*tting you" files. I really, really I thought I was done with this guy for a while, but he's like a zombie in Dawn of the Dead -- he keeps on coming -- no matter how much PR rot is occurring.

A press release from Idaho Senator Larry Craig on the Petraeus testimony the other day. I'm sure the GOP and Petraeus are happy about this endorsement.
Craig Reacts to Petraeus, Crocker Testimony General, Ambassador paint picture of progress in Iraq
BOISE, ID - General Petraeus and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Ryan Crocker testified before the Senate Armed Services and Foreign Relations committees today regarding the troop surge in Iraq.
I was pleased to hear the forthright testimony before Senate committees today by General Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker regarding the status of U.S. and coalition efforts in Iraq," said Idaho Senator Larry Craig.

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