ViaRob, Frank Gaffneyestablishes the new standard by which all future spittle-flecked neoconservative hyperbole will be judged:
"It is fitting Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice chose the U.S. Naval Academy for the venue of today's so-called Mideast peace conference. The reputation of that extraordinary institution in Annapolis has been sullied in recent years by a succession of rapes of young women.
Demonstrating the aluminum bat-like subtlety which, combined with an enthusiasm for rehabilitating the paradigms of 19th century colonial discourse, has made him a foreign policy guru for wingnut racists everywhere, Ralph Peters offers his version of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in today's New York Post:
Responding to Chris Hedges'declaration that Hedges will refuse to pay his taxes if the U.S. goes to war with Iran, James Kirchickdemonstrates one of the big features of the Marty Peretz clone software application suite, which enables the user to rebut any argument by asserting that The Nation was soft on Communism, and Arabs are stupid.
According to a couple of recentWashington Post items, it seems that perpetual war isn't the only policy of George W. Bush's that Rudy Giuliani wants to give us more of. Apparently, Rudy shares Dubya's habit of installing people with questionable qualifications but unquestioning loyalty in key administration positions: