Saturday, January 20, 2007

Dumb and Dumber

Apparently the only qualifications/requirements necessary to hold an important position in the Bush White House include a) being an ideological extremist who will never question the President and/or, b) a former Texas crony and/or c) totally unqualified for the position.

Get a load of this money-quote from the new Secretary of Defense:

At one point [Robert] Gates, just three weeks on the job, told lawmakers, “I would confess I’m no expert on Iraq.” Later, asked about reaching the right balance between American and Iraqi forces, he told the panel he was “no expert on military matters.”
Committee members pressed Gates, who replaced Donald H. Rumsfeld at the Pentagon, on an exit strategy for the U.S.

Cafe Politico


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