Wednesday, November 08, 2006

It's A Beautiful Day

Goodbye Rummy!

So that's it for Rummy. The Secretary of Defense famously claimed the Iraq war would be over faster than a teenage boy's first time, then came up with the brilliant plan of hiding in the bathroom whenever a report came in of more soldiers dying. But it wasn't the horrific way the war was handled that did Rumsfeld in.. oh no. It was the 2006 midterm election. Rummy saw the writing on the wall... no way he was going to survive in office five minutes with the Democrats in charge. And Bush, blamed for the Republican defeat, was in no position to deny Rummy's resignation this time around (Rumsfeld had allegedly offered it countless times before). So Rummy's gone, and good riddance. Now, maybe, just maybe, the plan to win the war in Iraq will change from "pretend things are ok" to something a bit more concrete.

On another note...

If you know me, you know I take no pleasure in other people's misfortune. But Rick Santorum is a special kind of evil, so I don't feel guilty basking in the glorious glow of his firey demise.

This picture makes me laugh:

Santorum concedes, his kids cry, give the finger

However, this one makes me laugh harder:

Santorum's girl cries, clutches dolly

I know, I know. I'm a heartless bastard. She's eight years old! But i mean, she's taking it pretty hard... and... Jesus, look at the doll! They're wearing the same dress! Weird!!!!


Angie said...

Ok- that bottom picture is freakin hilarious!! I guess that makes me a heartless bastard too. But damn it... just look at her face! Priceless.

Kristin said...

you are less-than human for making fun of a little child. you should be ashamed of yourself. They raised their children to be sensitive, a rarity this day of age!

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