The delay of the Iraqi constitution is a bit of a setback for the Bush administration, which just last week touted Iraq’s ability to remain on the schedule it’s set for itself when President Bush said, “We have made it clear that we believe that constitution can be and should be agreed upon by August 15. And so I’m operating on the assumption that it will be agreed upon by August 15.” Clearly the president was forgetting that when you “assume,” you make an ass out of U… S. foreign policy,
Also Pat Robertson the TV. Evangelist has apparently been making a few noises. he has asked for- and now apologized for asking – the united states government to assassinate Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. His achievements before this dumbfounding appeal included a T.V. prayer for a vacant seat in the Supreme Court where a righteous Christian judge could be installed. After this wish has been fulfilled by god and his commander in chief dubya, Robertson wants another vacant post. Which is effectively praying that one of the current judges die….the loonies have been let loose.
Chavez’s response to Robertson’s threat is stuff that legends are made of: “If US forces get the crazy idea of coming to invade us, we’ll make them bite the dust.” That’s him, preemptively attacking the U.S. with Queen Lyrics from 1980.
Song playing in my head right now: American Idiot by Green Day