“Do not conquer the world with force, for force only causes resistance. Thorns spring up when an army passes. Years of misery follow a great victory. Do only what needs to be done without using violence.” —Tao Te Ching
“It's a man's world,” sang James Brown. That's exactly what George Bush apparently thinks. And he thinks he’s the Man.
“See this little spot over here,” the president said at a press conference recently, “that’s Aye-rack, and that’s where all the evil-doers live. We chased ’em there from Afghanistan. Now they are doin’ evil there and if we let them do evil there, and we leave, then they’ll follow us over here and do evil.
“Now I know some of ya’ll think I tricked ya when I invented the Surge and said we were planning a new way forward. Well I did, didn’t I. And ya’ll fell for it. Heh, heh! And instead of 12,500 troops it'll be up to 48,000 real soon.”
A member of the press corp corrected the president, pointing to the globe in his hands saying, “Mr. President, that little spot... is Guam.”