Thursday, April 23, 2009


When he says he won’t do something, it usually means he already has. Let us count the ways:

  • “Highest ethical standards” are proof we will get Richardson, Geithner, Daschle, Solis, etc. nominated who cannot or do not pay all their taxes—among other things. 
  • Christian, Sermon-on-the-Mount declarations about forgiveness and ‘moving forward, not backward’ indicate that “Bush did it” is the now the standard throat-clearing before every speech abroad.
  • Talking about “financial sobriety” and “halving the deficit” guarantee that we will triple the annual deficit
  • Soaring rhetoric about the reset button, a new softness, more listening, a new page, etc. assure us that we will have no moral compass, and treat Venezuela like Columbia, Georgia like Russia, Iran like Iraq—the more we hear of a new morality, the more we know there will be no moral distinctions.
Read the rest here, written by Mr. Victor David Hanson