God forbid, Bush change his habits just for a little ol' crisis. Whether we like it or not, when Obama says "we have only one President at a time" is never more true than during times of crisis. And, tragically, if there is one area the Bush Administration is NOT going to consult the President-Elect, it's foreign policy, particularly toward Israel, even though Obama is hardly some radical reformer in that area.
So what has Bush decided to do?
1. Cheer on a disproportionate response -- "Yay, make the rubble bounce!"
2. Stay on Vacation
This, of course, is the pattern.
-- Bombs from a car, boo!
-- Bombs from a plane, Yay!
-- Stay on vacation
Has there been no crisis, other than Terry Schiavo (which strains the term "crisis" past the breaking point), that Bush did not respond to with more vacation?
[cross-posted at Firedoglake]