Originally posted by Nadir on LastChocolateCity.com
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, MR. PRESIDENT!
It’s May 1, the fourth anniversary of President George W. Bush’Â€Â™s triumphant “ÂœMission Accomplished"Â€Â speech aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln, where he announced that major combat operations in Iraq were over. The US military had successfully overthrown a sovereign government and taken the Iraqi nation hostage. Champange for everyone!
Because of the deteriorating security situation there, the widespread corruption, billions of dollars in cash missing and the fact that many of the projects Bush bragged about are now falling apart, the public believes things are going poorly in Iraq. Despite the grumbling and moaning that we hear, keen observers will clearly perceive, through the 20/20 vision that four years of hindsight allow, that the invasion and occupation of Iraq have been highly profitable ventures for Bush, Cheney, their families and the neoconservatives who led us to war.
The mission has been accomplished indeed. [Read more…]