Tuesday, January 23, 2007

The Bushies and Their Godfather

The man of course is Reagan, who everyone on the far right is in a rush to canonize. Well, if you want a rebuttal, Jonathan Schwarz has posted one at This Modern World. This is frightening, it makes Rumsfeld and Cheney look like amateurs and small-time players.

I was just a kid in the 1980s when all the stuff about Ollie North and the Iran-Contra scandal came out, and I didn't know exactly what it was about. To see it now, to see it in the light of an adult understanding of politics and government it is just astonishing.