Preparatory Beware: Info from Liars and Incompetents

December 17, 2008

Advice from fabricators and twisters of truth.
The current White House people have produced “contingency plans” for President-Elect Obama in case some emergency might quickly pop up in the first few weeks of his administration, which in turn, creates the silly scenario of actually taking serious the managing director of the White Star Line.


(Illustration found here).

Lightning yes!
And with just two words: Katrina and Iraq.
One here, one there: So completes the entire emergency-briefing situation — thank-you for attending.

Despite all the blustering of a changed world since Clinton, and the noted seemingly-friendly exchanges between Obama’s camp and Decider George’s crew, the last few lines in the Times story tells the tale.
Bad juju:

  • And there are things that cannot be put in a briefing or memorandum.
    James Jay Carafano, a national security expert at the Heritage Foundation, said much of the apparatus of government would know what to do in the event of a crisis.
    The real test for Mr. Obama will be projecting leadership.
    “For a president thinking about crisis management,” Mr. Carafano said, “the most important thing is not decision making, it’s public relations.”

Same shit, different mouth.

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