March 31st, 2006

The Zombie Presidency

by Philip Baruth

With these guys, it’s never really over until it’s never really over.

Social Security privatization, putting ideologues on the Supreme Court, cutting veteran’s benefits, going to War, or selling port security to countries that also provided support to the 9/11 hijackers: any defeat is really only a set-back. They’ll try again and again and again until they get their badness done.

They just keep moving forward on these things, slowly, staggeringly, blindly, mindlessly. Like zombies.

Danziger knows that the Dubai Ports World deal isn’t really dead. It’s just moving into zombie phase. To wit: