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December 7, 1863. Via Alterdestiny.
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Today’s is fantastic…
It’s mostly fantastic. The attribution of Bush’s actions since 9/11 to “panic” stuck in my craw, given the ample evidence that plain old malice played by far the greater role. Still, I guess we should be happy for small favors.
About five years too late to be meaningful, Gray Bitch.
This is like all the South American countries declaring war on Nazi Germany in early 1945.
And ‘panic’ is a stretch. There were cold-blooded psychopaths like Rumsfeld who plotted exactly how to exploit 9/11 while the rubble was still burning — that is if they didn’t deliberately ignore warnings, kneecap air defenses that morning, have foreknowledge of the attacks or collude in their planning.
“It may be that he was at first merely a pliant dupe in the hands of crafty knaves”
Bush/Cheney, anyone? We just don’t use adjectives like they used to!
Today’s is actually truly terrible. It’s practically an apologia for Bush. “He panicked and did terrible things because of that panic”. That’s a downright lie.
Breckinridge, of course, was not dead, and the high point of his military career was yet ahead of him:
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