PEAS IN A POD….Compare and contrast:
John McCain on Iraq: “One of the things I would do if I were President would be to sit the Shiites and the Sunnis down and say, ‘Stop the bullshit.'”
George Bush on Lebanon: “What they need to do is to get Syria, to get Hezbollah to stop doing this shit and it’s over.”
No wonder Bush and McCain are so friendly these days. They both have the same finely nuanced view of world affairs.
By the way, did you notice something else Bush said in his little open-mike chat with Tony Blair? After a plea from Blair that the United States get involved in the Lebanon situation, he replied, “I think Condi is going to go pretty soon.”
“I think”? Doesn’t he know? Or is he just taking a wild guess about what his Secretary of State might feel like doing at some point in the unknowable future?