But Murtha won't be out of the headlines for long, he's got the stage now and he will have to say something stupid soon in order to stay current leader of the Moonbat Brigade, a role he has taken to well.
Murtha's Anti-War Role Could Imperil Him at Home by Robert Novak:
"Rep. John Murtha (D.-Pa.) appears to be suffering 'Daschle-itis,' a figurative disease which makes entrenched incumbents become national celebrities and, in the process, risk alienating the voters that put them in office.
Since seizing his party's anti-war mantle, Murtha has become a great draw for Democratic fundraisers, helping his party boost its prospects for a congressional takeover. Naturally, this helps his party-leadership bid as well.
But at the same time, his outspokenness made him a huge target for the Internet right. His district went for John Kerry with only 51% in 2004. What originally seemed like a long-shot bid by Diana Irey (R.) to unseat Murtha has taken on new credibility as she raises money from the Internet and as Murtha makes more and more outrageous statements. " more