An Ostrich for President
One of the blogs on BE (SlightlyDrunk.com) has a banner that reads: “When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.”
Does this sum up the Bush administration or what? This is George W. Bush in a nutshell. When the going gets tough, the tough go to Crawford. I forget where I heard this, but one of W.’s cabinet members said that Bush works 24/7. 24 hours a month, seven months a year.
An annual report indicates that worldwide terror attacks increased dramatically in 2004. The solution? Stop publication of the report, of course.
More and more government scientists are warning of the dangers of pollution, diminishing forests, etc. What to do? Fire those godless subversives. Replace them with politically correct “scientists” who will make the proper “discoveries”: what endangered species and vanishing wetlands really need is a huge dose of good old free enterprise.
70% of the public is against “reforming” (i.e. dismantling) Social Security? No problem. We’ll just orchestrate a few invitation-only “rallies” where everyone will spontaneously cheer for Social Security reform.
We can even stage some town hall meetings (invitation-only of course) where the softball questions will be known ahead of time, and the audience screened and vetted in advance. What do you think, Karl? Would the public actually fall for something like this?