We're eleven days away from the hand-over of power in Iraq and I feel new doubt about our -- the American people -- our decision-making ability. No, we didn't elect George W, but knowing what we know now, would we have allowed him to take office as easily as he did in January 2001? Knowing what we know now about how the Bush administration has handled everything from Abu Ghraib to the minimum wage still being at a shameful $5.15/hour, would we have let the counting in Florida stop so easily? I'd like to think we Gore voters would have fought harder to keep George W. out of office if we had known. Jesus, if we had known. But there's no way to say that now.
Can't think about these things for too long. They can cause a depressive episode..