Wednesday, September 14, 2005

The Emperor May Be Arrested for Nudity

With nothing but failures and disasters in the wake of his Presidency, George Bush brought in the most powerful spin machine the office has ever seen. But one can cry wolf only so many times before the public begins noticing that the wolves have been hunted into extinction and only the boy is left, alone, with his gun desperately aiming at ghosts.

Washington Post: "Amid a slew of stories this weekend about the embattled presidency and the blundering government response to the drowning of New Orleans, some journalists who are long-time observers of the White House are suddenly sharing scathing observations about President Bush that may be new to many of their readers. Is Bush the commanding, decisive, jovial president you've been hearing about for years in so much of the mainstream press? Amid a slew of stories this weekend about the embattled presidency and the blundering government response to the drowning of New Orleans, some journalists who are long-time observers of the White House are suddenly sharing scathing observations about President Bush that may be new to many of their...

Judging from the blistering analyses in Time, Newsweek, and elsewhere these past few days, it turns out that Bush is in fact fidgety, cold and snappish in private. He yells at those who dare give him bad news and is therefore not surprisingly surrounded by an echo chamber of terrified sycophants. He is slow to comprehend concepts that don't emerge from his gut. He is uncomprehending of the speeches that he is given to read."

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3 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Does he have that stupid-drunk-look-grin on his face when snapping at people?

My 80 something year old step mom said the other day. "I just want to slap that man upside the head"

WTG stepmom!

4:35 PM, September 14, 2005  
Blogger Charles said...

I know the grin you mean. It's usually accompanied by the tone of voice that implies How many times do I have to explain this to you? Am I the only one who nearly fell over when he said, "...New Orleans will rise from the ashes."

8:28 PM, September 14, 2005  
Blogger SFChick74 said...

In other news, the Pope is Catholic and the sky is blue.

I thought Bush was an idiot before the hurricane.

8:41 PM, September 14, 2005  

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