Thursday, February 08, 2007

Secure, Undisclosed

If you keep pulling at the loose strings of the current administration, you just might end up with the elephant's tail. Andrew Sullivan posts a must-read on the Libby trial with some chilling thoughts about our old, secretive friend Dick Cheney.

To quote from the Orwell essay that Sullivan references in his post title—the same one he quotes in his blog's tagline, by the way, and an essay that finds Orwell fleshing out a concept that he would soon call doublethink—"[i]n general, one is only right [about political predictions] when either wish or fear coincides with reality." When it comes to Cheney, it always seems to be fear, doesn't it?
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