27 October 2007

Foggy Bottom blues

You hear all sorts of comments from different people that tell us the State Department puts the interest of other countries ahead of our own. For example, the latest scathing attacks against Blackwater - who also happens to have had a perfect record in defending VIPs.

The latest in a string of these episodes comes to us via this story. In it we learn that "...Rice has turned to former presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter for tips ahead of her own conference this year."

What the hell is this? You're telling me that we are turning to the two largest foreign policy cluster fucks in the last generation for advice? These same two oxygen thieves are practically the entire reason we are where we are today in the world.

Carter's massive bumbling of middle east affairs brought the current shitbag regime to power in Iran and Clinton's screwed around in the middle east so much you'd think it was the oval office.

It's this kind of maddening "diplomacy" that just flat out drives me nuts. It's a shame, because I think Condi is a pretty smart cookie but apparently the bureaucracy at Foggy Bottom is too entrenched for anything good to come of it.
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