(The Bushes Do "My Fair Lady" at the Inaugural Balls)
George W. Bush's second inaugural address cynically invoked noble ideals for ignoble ends.
As a political marketing device, Bush's address was brilliant.
As elections near, guerrillas are conducting their own "shock and awe" campaign.
Imagine, in the same month as the death of the muse of high camp, Susan Sontag, we have England in an uproar about Prince Harry and his silly armband.
The mushroom-shaped cloud Condi spun
As being the next smoking gun
Was hooey invented to show
Attacking Iraq's apropos.
In the run-up to the January 30 election in Iraq, the prospects for a fair and credible outcome have steadily diminished.
Some might say it's tacky to rain on the President's parade, but two crucial news stories compel it.
Ukraine's election was a call to arms.
(A Song Sung in the Shower Every Morning by
George W. Bush)