Democrats couldn't have Jack Murtha give their response tonight, because they want the new Governor of Virginia to explain how jesus the christ is lord of hosts...or some other relevant issue. They settled instead for inappropriately popping up in mid-sentence to interrupt the Emperor's tirade over his failed hand over of Social Security to Wall Street. Yet if they had any strategic sense they could have had an incredible opportunity to paint a symbolic picture.
If only one of those Democratic house members, who were jostling and shoving for aisle positions like it was a pre-1978 Who concert, would've had the foresight and...literally....the intestinal courage... to have eaten a bad meal...he or she could have greeted Bush not with a handshake, but with a stream of projectile vomit.
Pictures...as old Mike Deaver always knew...are what counts. So there Bush would've been, telling the world how all is well as puke dripped from his lapels and, for a change, nausea filled the chamber instead of just viewer's homes.
As for the speech itself..let's see...Bin Laden's goal is to seize power in Iraq...bet you didn't know that back in the late 90's. And it was very moving during talk of democracy being on the march to cut to a shot of the Hamas Charge d' Affaires.
Oh...and Bush said "America is addicted to oil"...which is a bit like Owsley warning of the dangers of LSD.
What else is on?
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