At Least He Made the Planes Run on Time

El StupidoTaking yet another page out of Mussolini’s play book, President Bush is hoping to encourage and then to take credit for making the planes run on time

Although El Stupido’s (Bush’s) and El Duce’s mode of transportation differs, the general method remains the same: 1) Distract the populace from the real issues of the day 2) Do something empty and meaningless in regard to this distraction and then 3) Take credit for something you have absolutely no control over.

Interestingly enough, you can add the tale of Mussolini’s Making the Trains Run on Time to the scrapheap of historical urban legends because he too had absolutely nothing to do with this (although like any good politician he did take credit for).  In 70 years, after much of today’s Fatherland of Homeland Security and other claims have been sifted through the filters of history and reality, most of today’s claims will no doubt similarly end up on an Urban Legend Debunking Site.  For instance, the claim that we ever got actionable intelligence from this guy…

Waterboarding

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1 Response to “At Least He Made the Planes Run on Time”


  1. 1 Eric Palmieri November 19, 2007 at 11:54 am

    I find it interesting, that Bush would open up MILITARY AIR SPACE to COMMERCIAL AIRLINERS during the Thanksgiving holiday. I guess if there is one thing that trumps Bush’s responsibility to “protect America at all costs,” it’s holiday travel.

    -Eric Palmieri

    http://www.ericpalmieri.com


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