New Osama Tape To Pop Up On "Patriotism's" Big Weekend: How Convenient!!

06/29/2006 11:06 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

In the next few days, the world will hear a new audiotape from Osama Bin-Laden. This five minute tape is said to be a tribute to fallen Iraqi terror leader Zarqawi.

With the July 4 weekend the timing is almost too perfect for the Bushies, and their fear-mongering allies on talk radio and in Congress, don't you think!

I can see it now- July 4 speeches and rallies, appearances with troops: "the war on terror is very real, and our brave men and women in uniform are there for us"... mention Osama..mention "emerging" Iraq democracy...keep America safe from terrorists and safe for the unborn and the true believers.

OK, the speeches are over, so:

Hey (insert name of local parade band here)- bring on the Sousa! How about "You're A Grand Old Flag" (yea, them damn Dems voted down the flag-burning amendment-can' let them take over the House and turn us into a meek, Godless, homosexual-loving nation like they want us to be).

Be frightened America, but thanks to our men and women in uniform overseas...

And there's Osama, as scarecrow. See! He said nice things about a terrorist in Iraq! See, Al-Queda and Iraq were working together! Savage, Rush, Hannity, John Gibson- they were right, and our brave leader President Bush knows that too and will protect us!!

Of course the GOP pols and the talk show crowd won't say that Zarqawi was pretty much bottled up by Saddam, who hated both Zarqawi and Bin Laden. And vice-versa.

That's for the Dems to say.

Will they?