Hurricane Katrina, a Category 3 storm, had smashed into the Gulf South. People
were drowning. And the president of the United States played guitar in San
Diego, egged on by country singer Mark Wills.Even George W.
Bush’s most stalwart supporters cringed at his disconnect from reality.
Bush was living in a bubble. ---------After the attacks on the
United States on September 11, 2001, Bush was virtually unseen during the first
11 hours. When the president emerged, addressing the nation in a formal
televised speech, Bush intent on taking revenge against al-Qaeda, against the
Taliban and against “the people who knocked these buildings down”
(as he said, a few days after the attacks, bullhorn in hand, at Ground Zero).Within two years, he charged into the headwinds of a war that cost
billions, decimated cities, claimed the lives of thousands of allied service
members and hundreds of thousands of citizens and enemy combatants—the
ramifications of which we are still confronting, in horrific ways, to this
day.-------"Those were the days!"
Just call these terrorist the "JV team", and go golfing, and
vacationing in Hawaii.
Prince dies by overdose and Obama lights the White House purple. A dozen get
slaughtered in Germany and he shanks a pitching wedge.