Friday, September 02, 2005
Another storm forms, this one off the coast of Europe
It's not that Bush and his minions aren't depraved enough to consider planning such intricate plots. It's that they're simply too stupid to do so.
Look at how they botched Iraq. If they'd had competently evil people in charge of the CPA, Iraq now would look much as it did under Saddam: oppressed, and with billions of extra craters, but under some semblance of order. We'd have killed a few tens of thousands to get Saddam Redux, but at least things wouldn't be appreciably worse than under Saddam.
But instead the Bushies put political hacks and College Republicans in key positions. The kids couldn't even be trusted to preserve the goose that was laying their golden eggs. Governance, even of the ham-fisted style of Saddam, was simply beyond these kids, so they didn't even try it.
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