Thursday, April 27, 2006

Musings 139--Snow, Rove, Exxon and Laura

There are lots of things in the news, but nothing much is pushing my blood-pressure buttons.

Tony Snow, who has carried the water for the Bushies at Fox News, will now be driving the truck as press secretary. Snow seems like an ok guy, but I lost faith in him when he went after John Kerry and recited the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth propaganda by rote. Being against Kerry for president was one thing, but smearing his reputation and his service in Viet Nam was above the pale. It was despicable.

Karl Rove testified before the grand jury for the fifth time yesterday. One can only hope that Pat Fitzgerald finally nails his nuts to the barn roof.

Exxon mobile "only" made 8.4 billion the first quarter of 2006. Now some senators want big oil to give a rebate of $100 to everybody. How stupid is that?

Laura Bush is the only one in the Bush Administration with numbers on the positive side. Those running for re-election are asking that Bush jr. stay home and send Laura. I think that is a good thing. If she speaks enough, surely some of her husband's stupidity will surface. It has to rub off. I mean, remember when someone said something about Texas and Laura responded with "don't mess with Texas." That was pretty hard to take. it goes...


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