Sunday, December 16, 2007

Tragifarce Month 12, Year Five

(375 words)
by David L. Meth

We are told that the surge is working in Iraq. (Until the next surge of suicide attacks and mass murder.) On behalf of the administration, Connecticut Fourth District Republican Congressman Christopher Shays says: "We are starting to establish credibility."

With whom? With the warring tribes in Iraq? With the Iraqi government that we installed in the "election"? With the American citizens and the rest of the world?

Shays then goes on to say that the Iraqis "have decided we were not there for their oil."

Really?...

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David L. Meth (web.mac.com/dlm67) is a playwright from Westport, CT who cannot wait for the final curtain on the Bush reign--truly a transnational tragedy.

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