Friday, September 14, 2007

The Amount I Can Pay Attention

to politics, right now, is awfully tiny. I am glad that at least Edwards has the guts to want us to leave the sands and bring the troops back. My enthusiasm for other candidates hovers between a microgram and a negative amount.

I really wish that when Petraus came back and "clarified" his answer on safety, that the next question had been "Did a civilian give you an order to 'clarify' in this way?" That would have been ... illuminating, one way or the other.

Why is it that congressmen so often duck asking the hard questions?

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