Monday, September 10, 2007

Apparently, bloodthirsty, vengeful rage has a shelf life.

And after a few years have passed, you don't quite remember what all the fuss was about:

Bin Laden is 'virtually impotent,' national security adviser says

Osama bin Laden may be grabbing headlines with a new videotape but he is "virtually impotent," said President Bush's national security adviser.

"This is a man on the run in a cave who is virtually impotent other than his ability to get these messages out," Frances Townsend said Sunday on CNN's "Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer.

So, sure, he was responsible for the death of 3,000 Americans but, come on, that is so 2001.

In other news, it's critical -- critical, I tell you -- to stay in Iraq to get the job done because of the horrific mass murder of 3,000 Americans, which we grieve for. A lot. Maybe not as much as we used to but, still, a lot. Sort of.

In wholly-unrelated news, Vice-President Dick Cheney emerged briefly from his secure, undisclosed location to deliver another message, and to dispel any notions that he was impotent.

1 comment:

E in MD said...

They say this sort of bullshit because they want to keep the US ( and the world ) scared... but not so scared that we don't show up for work or by shit at the mall. Because if we're not scared we're going to start asking questions they don't want to answer. Like why after six years we still haven't caught a 6'4" Saudi tied to a dialysis machine.

So they play this delicate tightrope walking act.