Scurrying down the ropes, heading for the dock.

When the ship of state takes on water…

We have now gone past “crisis of faith” to “bitter nihilistic sarcasm”:

I’ve been trying to make sense of the Administration’s foreign policy for quite some time now, and I think I’ve finally got it. In 2002, the President identified three countries – Iraq, Iran, and North Korea – as an “axis of evil,” an axis of terrorist states that were pursuing weapons of mass destruction. We invaded the one member of this axis, Iraq, that was the least likely to obtain nuclear weapons, the one that wasn’t even close to being close to building the bomb, and, in doing so, at the cost of hundreds of billions of dollars, thousands of American lives, and the burden of being embroiled in a lengthy, unsuccessful occupation, managed to succeed in empowering the second member of the axis, Iraq’s neighbor and longstanding enemy, Iran, which the Administration has left free to pursue the enrichment of weapons-grade uranium, all while essentially ignoring North Korea, which has now, it appears, successfully detonated an atomic bomb. It’s all clear now.

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