Thursday, August 16, 2007

In the history books, this will just be a semicolon

With the recently announced impending departure of one Mr. Karl Rove, I recently reflected on the last six and a half years, and got to thinking about the now-infamous statement by Mr. Bush that "when the final history is written on Iraq, it will look like just a comma…”

A comma, really? Exactly how many hundreds of years in the future are we talking about?

It’s funny because when I think about the history books of the future, the punctuation usually looks more like this: ?!

Or perhaps: “What The %*#@!”

That’s the punctuation I usually think of.

But as Mr. Rove, the architect, and seeming horticulture enthusiast (as one can only guess from his Presidential nickname) prepares to swim swiftly to shore while the oft-turbulent political seas are unreasonably calm, I wondered – what then will be Karl Rove’s legacy?

Perhaps just a semicolon. ;(

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