Sunday, October 14, 2007

News to me...

News to everybody:

U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice played down expectations for breakthroughs as she opened a critical round of Mideast shuttle diplomacy Sunday

On what possible basis did we have expectations? When has Rice ever had a diplomatic success? How could she possibly have one, given the Administration's policies?

Sorry, but I don't consider "Mangoes for Nukes" to be a rousing accomplishment. Somehow the Nobel committee overlooked that one again.

There's only one tangible success that Rice can realistically have (and it's no minor one):

"Dear Diary, we didn't bomb Iran today like Dick Cheney wanted."

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