Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator
ludickid

No, seriously, what IS it good for?

So, we're going to war with Iran now. I wish I could say that I wasn't incredibly depressed by this news, but...I mean, I've hated a lot of presidents before, but I've never really seen one that I thought was going to be the ruination of the country before. Not that I think we're all going to die, or that we'll become an enslaved unit of the global Islamofascist conspiracy, or anything -- just that I think the amount of shit heaped on America by Bush and his cronies and supporters is going to do so much long-term damage (diplomatically, economically, militarily, culturally, and politically) that it's going to be the end of America as a global power. We're going to become France or Germany, not that this is necessarily a bad thing. But at least those are both liberal countries, and we don't seem to be able to shake the habit of electing dogshit conservatives. So maybe we'll be more like Italy, only instead of the Mafia we'll have Halliburton.

I'd mention how far back in history you have to go before finding another example of a leader ordering the invasion of three different countries who didn't attack him, but apparently, there is some sort of internet rule against doing so. Anyway, I hope you all enjoy Iran; I was going to say it should be like Cambodia to Iraq's Vietnam, but really, Iraq is already kind of Cambodia to Afghanistan's Vietnam, so maybe Iran will be like some kind of crazy super-Cambodia, and Bush is our Nixon, and I'm, I dunno, Travis Bickle of the Future or something.
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