If I was a partisan guy I’d be having a grand time right now.
Watching Obama go through some of the insanity Bush went through (even though it is still a small subset of it) would make me rejoice. I would crack a smile for every improper joke, policy mishap or political fumble.
Unfortunately, all I can think about is: here we go again. Plenty of important things going on and everybody seems to focus on stupid details.
I mean, does anyone really think that these AIG bonuses are even close to be important in the current context? How about Geithner? Do people really think he has written and designed every little detail of all the humongous bailouts that are happening? Even worse, how that could be Obama’s fault? Do people have any idea of how big corporations (and that is what government tries to be) work?
Of course, there is plenty to criticize these people about. Why the press doesn’t focus on asking Geithner why he is taking so freaking long to propose the real bad asset purchase plan? And how about Obama proposing a ridiculously expensive budget (and somehow I haven’t heard yet that he is “spending like a drunken sailor”)? How come no one sees that Obama apparently thinks he is still campaigning (who in the world has time to do college basketball brackets and go to Jay Leno when so much is going on?), and so on and so forth.