The story of Tom DeLay’s K Street project in which he squeezed corporate America to replace Democrat lobbyists with Republican hacks is now well known. George Bush’s hacks also got lots of attention when one of them, Heck of a job Brownie preened in his new cloths for of a subalternÂ while the city of New Orleans washed away.
Now, unsurprisingly, its clear that President Bush’s defining challenge, the rebuilding of a democratic Iraq, was Katrina squared. The Green Zone was flooded with hacks whose only qualifications were blind loyalty to George Bush.
Mr. President, you’ve done a heck of a job. Every dead Iraqi vet thanks you from the bottom of his/her grave. Ditto the dead Iraqis.