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Blame The Powerless

Who, me?


Okay, quiz time:

First, can anyone tell me what percentage of Mr. Bush's requests for military spending in Iraq have been granted? Anyone? That's right: 100%.

Now, can anyone tell me what percentage of US military actions in Iraq have been ordered by the Bush administration as opposed to, say, by the Daily Kos? Mmmm, no, not 60/40. The correct answer is 100%. One hundred percent of all the strategic and tactical moves in Iraq have been made by the Bush administration. 100%

So. The Bush administration gets 100% of what it asks for. It makes 100% of the decisions. And the reason things aren't going well is . . . the Democrats.

Here's what's funny about this, although maybe not funny hah hah: the Republicans claim they are the party of responsibility. Their amen corner in the blogosphere struts and postures as the real tough guys, the clear-eyed realists who stand firm for America, unafraid, unwavering. And then they cry that they are helpless in the face of the relentless power of . . . Howard Dean and Al Franken.

Mr. Bush's responsibility for the situation in Iraq: total.

The degree to which his party and his supporters in the blogosphere accept that fact: negligible.

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