Destroying two towers in order to save a political career

I just finished reading Greg Easterbrook’s “alternative history” where George Bush actually does something before 9/11, and I have to say that I’m ashamed of the way I have acted in denouncing this brave steely-eyed rocket man who simply had the best interests of America his political career in mind back on Aug. 6.

Sure, three thousand people died on 9/11, but, in a country of over 290 million, that’s a small price to pay for the steady hand of this great leader.

I am abashed, apologetic, bashful, blushing, chagrined, compunctious, conscience-stricken, contrite, crestfallen, debased, demeaned, discomfited, disconcerted, distraught, distressed, embarrassed, flustered, guilty, hesitant, humble, humbled, humiliated, meek, mortified, muddled, penitent, regretful, reluctant, remorseful, repentant, shamed, shamefaced, sheepish, shy, sorry, stammering, stuttering, submissive by my treatment of our leader.

Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to go hang my head in shame…

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Yeah. Like I would tell you....