I've posted a lot--a whole lot--of articles, stories and editorials about George W. Bush, FISA, the Protect
America AT&T Act, warrantless wiretaps, and all of the political machinations involved. Along the way, I've been angry, snarky and incredulous that the media is still reporting Bush's take on it all as legitimate.
Finally, I've found an editorial that captures that frustration. It's also angry, snarky and incredulous. Not to mention contains verbiage I don't generally use, but is wholly appropriate given the circumstances.
George Bush Is Engaged in an Epic Battle to Cover His Ass by Allan Uthman, Buffalo Beast
What the hell is going on here? When you compare the truths of this dispute with the rhetoric from the White House and its mouthpieces, there's really no other conclusion than that this country has gone f***ing bonkers. Reality and public perception don't even share a zip code anymore. [snip]
And like-minded jackasses in the media, like Bill Kristol on Fox News Sunday, still have the inconceivable gall to say things like, "I think it's kind of unbelievable, frankly, that -- it's a judgment call, we don't know -- not to give the administration the benefit of the doubt." [snip]
The benefit of the doubt? A judgment call? Sorry Bill, but f*** you. Your judgment's been shit; your President's judgment's been shit, and both of you are documented liars. So forgive the hell out of the rest of us if there's no doubt to benefit from when it comes to whether the president is a f***ing fraud. The entire administration is a fraud. Every department is a fraud, staffed by fraudulent people, hostile to its stated mission and intent on it's nullification, by death or paralysis. . .
Read more (with commentary), at: Democratic Underground