ALLIANCE - Presidential confidant Karl Rove painted a bleak picture Wednesday of what would happen if the United States walked away from the global war on terror.
``We are foolish if we think we can turn away from this threat and draw inward, and they will not come,'' President Bush's chief political strategist told an audience of about 400 at the Mount Union Theater.
Right. Iraq is our Minas Tirith. Gee, where did I hear that stupidity before? You have to hand it to Bush's Brain to model the White House's political strategy on the desperate, imbecilic blatherings of a guy who just got stomped in an election not six months ago.
Did somebody--anybody--ever really believe this evil little toad was a political genius?
Oh, that's right! Bush did and does. Calls him his "turd blossom". And he got that half right.
"If we lose, they will follow,'' he said.
Will someone please put the White House's chief political strategist in touch with the White House's CIA? They'll be more than happy to tell him Iraq is not keeping any terrorists put. Iraq is training and exporting them.
That's why world wide terrorism has actually increased since the Iraq War and not decreased.
In his speech, Rove said the White House ``is not about easy things. It is about making big, tough decisions.''
Actually, the White House--this White House--is all about screwing up, making things as difficult as they could possibly be, and then leaving the really tough decisions to "future presidents".
In a question-and-answer period after his speech, Rove was asked whose idea it was to start a pre-emptive war."
"I think it was Osama bin Laden's,'' Rove replied.
Stop. Cut his mic. Seize his laptop. Take his keys. Change the locks. Give away his parking space. Empty out his desk, and box up the million or so missing emails and forward them to any Federal penitentiary of his choosing.
Do not let this little, twisted, freakishly shameless liar say one more word on behalf of The People of the great United States of America.
Enough is enough.
bin Laden's in Pakistan. He was in Afghanistan. Until the Bush administration let him go. bin Laden hated Saddam. Saddam hated him. And both of them hated Iran.
So stop with the idiotic "they" thing, as well. You're talking about a bunch of different people who've got nothing to do with each other.
I get that Rove isn't talking to the rest of the civilized world, which would just laugh at him and pelt him with garbage. I get that Rove isn't talking to the sixty five percent of Americans who disapprove of nearly everything he does. I get that Rove isn't talking to career federal civil servants, who think that the only reason Karl Rove has not yet been indicted is simply that no prosecutor has yet asked Karl Rove the right question in front of a Grand Jury.
And I get that Karl Rove is talking to the 32% of Americans who would still support George Bush even if he performed a partial birth abortion for Sandra Day O'Connor to dispose of Bill Clinton's love child.
On live Tee Vee.
I get that. And I don't care. Those people don't surprise me anymore. They don't care about America, or the Constitution, or the Rule of Law, or Family Values, or any values or morals, or ethics at all.
They just care about "their" team beating "Them". Whether "Them" is Islamoseculardictatoranarchistfascists or "Them" is democrats. In America. Whatever. The thirty two percenters are up for Total War.
And you can't stop it ever. And you can't reason with it. These people are what they are. A virulent strain of human herpes that lie dormant for years, sometimes decades, but will always flare up, violently, in extremely unpleasant, lifestyle altering ways.
There's nothing you can ever do about it.
And that's horrible. But it's okay. An overwhelming number of Americans--and the entire rest of the world--reject these dead enders.
But, again, what's not okay is that an unelected, retarded little evil garden gnome who gleefully lies even to the few remaining simpletons and rubes who still trust him resides in the White House and speaks on behalf of The Great United States.
Karl Rove is not worthy of his national heritage. And he is far too small and despicable to be allowed to tarnish it.