Saturday, November 22, 2008

NY Times Moron: Bush Should Resign Now

I find it hard to believe anyone takes this nitwit Gail Collins seriously. Really, what kind of idiotic fantasy land is she living in? First of all, George W. Bush's term ends January 20. Is he actually going to take advice from some childish columnist from the New York Times and leave office two months early?

Is it any mystery why the stock value of the Times is virtually worthless?
Thanksgiving is next week, and President Bush could make it a really special holiday by resigning.

Seriously. We have an economy that’s crashing and a vacuum at the top. Bush — who is currently on a trip to Peru to meet with Asian leaders who no longer care what he thinks — hasn’t got the clout, or possibly even the energy, to do anything useful. His most recent contribution to resolving the fiscal crisis was lecturing representatives of the world’s most important economies on the glories of free-market capitalism.

Putting Barack Obama in charge immediately isn’t impossible. Dick Cheney, obviously, would have to quit as well as Bush. In fact, just to be on the safe side, the vice president ought to turn in his resignation first. (We’re desperate, but not crazy.) Then House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would become president until Jan. 20. Obviously, she’d defer to her party’s incoming chief executive, and Barack Obama could begin governing.

As a bonus, the Pelosi presidency would put a woman in the White House this year after all. On the downside, a few right-wing talk-show hosts might succumb to apoplexy. That would, of course, be terrible, but I’m afraid we might have to take the risk in the name of a greater good.

Can I see a show of hands? How many people want George W. out and Barack in?
Can I see a show of hands? Who would like to slap the taste out of Gail Collins' mouth?
The way we’re going now, by the time the inauguration rolls around, unemployment will be at 10 percent and the Dow will be at 10.
And the value of New York Times stock will be zero, roughly equal to the IQ of Gail Collins.

Thanks to Ace for the link.

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