Wednesday, October 15, 2008
Political Perceptions : Political Wisdom: Should Palin be ‘Pleased’ Over Troopergate?: "‘The Bush years have all the appearance of a Greek tragedy. Greed, hubris, and short-sighted pursuit of political advantage have been placed in the pressure cooker and the heat turned on high. The result is not that it would boil over but that it would explode. The economic empire is unraveling quietly but at a faster and faster clip. This process will eventually knock out the underpinnings of American military power and bring about a major reduction in overseas entanglements. This is to say that just as the deleveraging in financial assets has turned into an uncontrollable process, so, too, may the unwinding of the US strategic-military networks.’"