Monday, February 16, 2015
Good ol' Jeb, the "reasonable one" (in a world where words have no meaning), stakes out this position on our recent history of war:
"Damn right," his followers are no doubt saying. "That's telling 'em."
Because what's a better characteristic in a president than ignorance of the past? Nobody ever suggested that those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it, right? And it's not as if we need to learn anything from the worst foreign policy mistake in the history of the universe, right?
I can only hope that in the primaries, and, after he wins the nomination, in the presidential debates that will follow, someone will call him on it. Which, I realize, is about as likely as me waking up tomorrow and finding myself 40 years younger.
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What a great negotiator. What great deals he'll make. Asshole.