Modia Minotaur

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Monday, July 24, 2006

Yo, Bush!

It's been a pretty grim week all round, as the Middle East slides further towards the all-out chaos we always said it would. I don't know about you, but every time George W. Bush says that Syria and Iran should not get involved in the Lebanon-Israel conflict, it sounds to me more like he's daring them to bring it on. Not a good thing.

What a week it's been for Bush - first the open mic jive talking with Tony Blair, then the whole getting to second base with Angela Merkel thing. I'm starting to wonder - is his regular puppetmaster simply on holidays? Is it Cheyney? Is it Karl Rove? It all reminds me of the story I once heard that towards the end of his presidency, Ronald Reagan's minders would delicately steer him towards a helicopter whenever his comments started to get a little weird so that his voice would be drowned out by the sound of the blades.

Such people leading the free world? Sometimes, ya just gotta have a sardonic, subversive laugh.


At 5:00 pm, Blogger Armagnac Esq. said...

Indeed, though I question whether he's ever been particularly lucid or logical.

At 2:22 pm, Blogger Minotaur said...

True, but they tend to have someone there to at least keep him back from the grosser excesses ("Hey Kofi! Look! I'm an airplane! Wheeeee!")


At 6:18 pm, Anonymous Anonymous said...

His regular puppetmeister is here


At 11:46 pm, Blogger Minotaur said...

That's beautiful ! :D

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