The Morning Quote, The Stupid Party Edition (UPDATED)

Boy exorcist and noted volcano scholar Bobby Jindal

Boy exorcist and noted volcano scholar Bobby Jindal

“The problems we face in Iraq today I don’t think were because of President Bush’s strength, but rather have come about because of President Obama’s weakness.”

And that’s how boy exorcist and noted volcano scholar Bobby Jindal deflected the “parlor game” question of would he have invaded Iraq, after saying he would not answer a hypothetical question.

UPDATE 1: Bobby Jindal forming exploratory committee for White House run

UPDATE 2: Bobby Jindal Is Less Popular Than Even Barack Obama in Louisiana

Iraq Takes Its Toll

The Clusterf*** Continues!

NotChimpy and Chimpy

NotChimpy and Chimpy

Oh, Lawdy, The Smart Bush is clarifying his position AGAIN:

  1. He would have gone into Iraq knowing what we know today
  2. He misheard the question.
  3. Won’t answer the question because it would be “a disservice” to the troops who lost their lives. (The disservice was sending them there, Jeb.)
  4. “I would not have engaged. I would not have gone into Iraq.”

Jebbie just isn’t very good at this thing, politics, now is he?

News That Will Drive You To Drink

“I would have [authorized the invasion], and so would have Hillary Clinton, just to remind everybody. And so would almost everybody that was confronted with the intelligence they got,” Bush told Fox News’ Megyn Kelly in an interview scheduled to air Monday.

So sayeth NotChimpy, you know, the Bush who says that he is his own man.

(Hat tip: Heather at Crooks and Liars)

The 3-Martini Stupid is Served, Gov. Bush

NotChimpy and Chimpy

NotChimpy and Chimpy

“If you want to know who I listen to for advice, it’s [Chimpy],” [NotChimpy] Bush said Tuesday about Israel, according to The Post’s sources. (Business Insider)

Is there anyone out there who still thinks Jeb is The Smart Bush®?

The Death Of the Media, Cont.

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“No senior official spoon-fed me a line about WMD.”

“I fed myself, with a steam shovel,” Miller didn’t say. “Put on about a metric shit ton, too.”

(Judith Miller tries to rehab herself in the Wall Street Journal. However, The Guardian sets her lying ass straight.)

More, Please

It would be good if the US banned war criminals, too.

About The Smart Bush Being His Own Man… UPDATED

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The Great Orange Satan tells us:

In light of that claim, it’s interesting to consider the foreign policy advisers with whom Jeb Bush has, as his own man, chosen to surround himself. Like Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff, George W.’s two homeland security secretaries. And Porter Goss and Michael Hayden, two of George W.’s CIA directors. And Iraq War architects Paul Wolfowitz, Stephen Hadley, and Meghan O’Sullivan. The list goes on.

Where’s Condi?

UPDATE: Stolen from the inestimable Digby:

Stolen from Digby

The Morning Quote

Arkansas state Senator Jason Rapert:

“With ISIS spreading all over the Middle East and Africa and Islamic Extremists carrying out violence in Europe, the United Kingdom and even in the United States, I wonder why the civilized world just sits by when we have weapons that could wipe out these barbarians where they are concentrated?”

“I believe it is time to annihilate the strongholds and pursue the rest till we have them all captured or killed. A strategically placed nuclear weapon would save the lives of our soldiers and quickly turn things around.”

“It is time for the insanity to be stopped.”

We’re guessing Arkansas state Senator Jason Rapert’s never played Risk or Stratego.