Tuesday, January 20, 2009

The Sun Finally Sets, Finally

There are only a few hours left of the Bush era--the era of torture, rendition, high alerts, Katrinas, faulty WMD intelligence, secret surveillance, star chambers, failed diplomacy, environmental depredation, disproportionate tax cuts, class war, contempt for the rule of law, zealous fundamentalism, ideologue orations, postwar incompetence, no-bid reconstruction contracts, rampant bankruptcies, jobs lost, savings toast, scot-free white collar criminals, a health care crisis, the rich getting richer, the poor hitting the trap door at the bottom-- legacies don't go away when the president rides off into Crawford, Texas. There's a lot of work to do. But. We made it.

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