October 9, 2004

Beg for forgiveness....

from the New York Times: WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 - The Bush administration's handling this week of a report on Saddam Hussein's attempts to purchase weapons and buy influence has angered French officials and set back a year of American efforts to repair the rupture caused by the Iraq war, French and other European officials said Friday...
Why can't those blockheads in the administration get it? We're supposed to grovel to the French! Beg them to lend their vast stores of moral legitimacy to our puny and illegitimate efforts. Beg them to awe and intimidate our enemies with their puissant aircraft carrier!

Jphn Kerry would grovel. The NYT grovels reflexively. But here goes the administration, actually telling the truth! Quelle horreur! That's just not done!

Posted by John Weidner at October 9, 2004 9:25 AM
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