Has America Been Bush-Whacked?

Must See Hilarious George Bush Bloopers!

As everyone at Blogocrats knows I’m not one to bad-mouth politicians (wink and snarl, especially the US President), and in spite of the seriousness of this article I can’t help but wonder , didjAmerica jump off the cliff – or were they Bush-Whacked?

Frank Rich is a columnist for The New York Times, in which this edited column first appeared.

We like our failed presidents to be Shakespearean, or at least large enough to inspire Oscar-worthy performances from magnificent tragedians. So here, too, George Bush has let us down. He is not a memorable villain so much as a sometimes affable second banana whom Will Ferrell can nail without breaking a sweat. He is smaller than life.

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Keim on Gitmo, and torture timelines

Stephen Keim, the barrister for Dr Haneef, has written an article in The Australian that some blogocrats are referring to in other threads, and I thought that it warranted it’s own thread.

The policy of the Bush administration was to place its captives in a legal black hole.

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By the Walrus Watercooler


And so the new year starts and I have to concentrate to write 2009. What’s been happening? What do you want to talk about?