[this one was just too good to pass up]... some beyond galatically confused Nigerian failed to blow up a plane with his freaking underwear, for chrissakes, and that was it, the god damn Republicans and Dick Cheney came instantly hissing out of the woodwork ...
-- Please Get A Life, Republicans by paradox, The Left Coaster
... As always, the most Serious and Toughest among us are the most easily frightened, particularly in the American media.
-- Craving terrorist melodrama by Glenn Greenwald, salon.com
Barack Obama, doing his best to make Dick Cheney’s questions about leadership look rational, has assigned John Brennan to conduct the Administration’s ballyhooed investigation into the claimed failure of the terrorist watchlist program in the Christmas Fruit Of The Loom Bomber incident.
-- Obama Appoints Fox To Evaluate Terror Watchlist Henhouse by bmaz, firedoglake.com
Anyone know what happened to the Obama of the campaign trail? Not that I'm a very good judge since I wasn't very taken with him, but he certainly did seem to have his ducks in a row and I was hoping to see a little of that behavior in his endeavor to implement some promised --now what was that he promised?-- oh, yeah, change.