Friday, February 2, 2007

A Day Like Many Others

This is what I saw today on the home page of McClatchy News. Just click it. There's just not a lot of good news if you're George W Bush or Dick Cheney or one of the architects of this truly FUBAR mess that their fear and greed and associated ignorance and incompetence have created.

And there was more, and none of it, about 17 articles, not one single one, was a plus for BushCo. I find that pretty stunning, depressing, infuriating, pathetic, shameful, for our nation and our reputation and our future.

The kind of leadership that produces a news day like this is not doing us any favors, and they really need to go sooner, rather than later.


iamcoyote said...

I'm starting to wonder if the dems are going to wait until Bush attacks Iran to do something. The neocons are daring them in public to pull the funding, and demanding a plan while ignoring all plans on the table.

Duckman GR said...

They need to physically stop him, that's the only way. He doesn't listen, he doesn't get hints or requests or appeals to reason, because he's not in tune to that. He wants his war on, and that's all there is. The corps and neo-con lunatics couldn't have picked a better psychopath to carry out their plans than Bush, since he's so immune to rational thought.

And he thinks he's going to have some kind of legacy?

iamcoyote said...

Everyone talks about legacy, but I wonder if any of them truly care about it. They don't have to give a shit, really. They're all rich enough now not to have to worry about what people think of them. Cheney's on his last legs, anyhow, even the PNAC crowd publicly washed their hands of him in the Vanity Fair article last year. They decided their policy was just dandy, it was the flubbed execution by Bushco what turned Iraq sour.

I think you're right, though, Bush will have to be removed physically from the Oval office to get him to stop what has moved from failed policy to panicked flailing. But who will eventually do it? The Justice Dept? Congress? Oh, sure, the military? The only people left with power to stop this mess is big business, and judging from Bush's reception at the stock exchange this week, it doesn't look like their hearts are in it. Still, though an Iran strike might boost the military industrial coffers, a disruption of the world economy doesn't bode well for other businesses.

And are we as close to disaster as it looks? Is the saber rattling with Iran just a wild-ass bluff using the "We're just crazy enough to do it" kind of double-dog-dare? At least with Iraq, Bushco had the cover of the UN (sorta) and the Iraq Resolution; this time, the entire world is against it. That's got to count for something.