Monday, June 25, 2007
Nancy Reagan Was Right...
Consider, relatively speaking, how the Reagan administration was ahead of the game in comparison to the current White House operation which repeatedly has problems with, shall we say, clairvoyancy:
*Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, on Hamas' electoral victory: "I've asked why nobody saw it coming." January 29, 2006 (noted by George Will last week)
*President George W. Bush, on Katrina: "I don't think anybody anticipated the breach of the levees. They did anticipate a serious storm. But these levees got breached. And as a result, much of New Orleans is flooded. And now we are having to deal with it and will.", September 1, 2005
*National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice, on 9/11: "I don't think anybody could have predicted that...they would try to use an airplane as a missile, a hijacked airplane as a missile.", May 16, 2002
Can't somebody buy these guys a Magic 8-ball?