One would hope that the Bush haters would take this opportunity to take a break, what with the impending inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama. But no, their anal obsession with getting the outgoing president to confess to his “mistakes,” again was ignited on Monday by his final press conference.
In it, he admitted mistakes, but apparently not the right ones or enough of them. Said one snide guest on the PBS Newshour, aside from ruining his country and the Republican party, he probably doesn’t have to apologize to the country for much.
What is the obsession with these zealots? Here is not the place to recount Bush’s many accomplishments, including two victorious wars, national education reform, Medicare drugs assistance for the elderly, help for millions of HIV-infected Africans and a nation free of terrorist attacks since 9-11.
None of this, or anything else good that might have happened in the past eight years is good, because we’re told, nothing good happened in the past eight years. It is not necessary that he be disgraced and vanquished. It is necessary that he confess to “crimes” and be dragged on his knees, whimpering and pleading for forgiveness, to the gallows.
Here’s hoping that Obama does indeed bring change, the kind that would give us relief from the dark hearts of the tormented
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