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Strangely unaffected

The revelation from Scooter Libby this morning that George Bush authorized an intelligence leak failed to excite me. My wife told me over IM, and I believe my response was "Awesome".

It could be the fact that, in my humble estimation, George Bush and his administration have been incompetent since taking the reigns in 2001. Or, maybe it's the fact that George Bush speaks a breed of pidgeon English that is sometimes difficult to comprehend; perhaps GWB said something like, "I de-unauthorize you to leak this name", which could have been a source of confusion (as double-negatives often are). There's also that little issue of poor planning and policies which led to the formation of a new terrorist haven in Iraq. We could go on for a while.

I'm not surprised, and sadly, I don't think anything will come of this. The Republicans will find a way to spin this that will keep things as they are, and we'll all continue living our lives. Maybe, though, I'll be proven wrong in the coming days and weeks. I hope so.

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