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Monday, March 03, 2008

The Killer Clowns Screw Up World Yet Again

We-we're smart! We're the real grown-ups! We went to business school! We're the Investor Class! We let the market "decide"! We're not really racists! We know what we're doing! We read Ayn Rand! That bit about lying us into another catastrophic war, torturing people and spying on our own citizens without a warrant, and literally losing a whole major American city is, like, totally an accident! We've been unlucky, but we still know better than you what's really good for you!

[via Vanity Fair]
After failing to anticipate Hamas’s victory over Fatah in the 2006 Palestinian election, the White House cooked up yet another scandalously covert and self-defeating Middle East debacle: part Iran-contra, part Bay of Pigs. With confidential documents, corroborated by outraged former and current U.S. officials, David Rose reveals how President Bush, Condoleezza Rice, and Deputy National-Security Adviser Elliott Abrams [him again -- who could have foreseen that having that gangster involved wouldn't go well? --d] backed an armed force under Fatah strongman Muhammad Dahlan, touching off a bloody civil war in Gaza and leaving Hamas stronger than ever.

Movement Republicans, making you pay so they don't have to since 1964.

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