...parce qu'en général l'enfant comme l'homme, et l'homme comme l'enfant aime mieux s'amuser que s'instruire
-- Diderot (Le neveu de Rameau, c. 1761)
Wednesday, July 4, 2007
George III or George W?
As if the world--and the American establishment stands apart from the world on this--needed any more convincing about the Bush administration, W has celebrated the 231st anniversary of his country's glorious founding by commuting Libby's sentence and refusing to rule out a pardon. Just what will it take for Congress to wake up and impeach?
Sadly, I must confess, my post title is not original at all -- it's from this commentary in the Guardian.