But then you read these transcripts of a conversation between Bush and Tony Blair, surreptitiously recorded at the G8 conference, and you really have to wonder. Some bizarre moments here. Check out Bush’s initial greeting: “Yo, Blair. How are you doing?” What is this? Bush and Blair’s Excellent Adventure? Dude, Where’s My WMDs? The exchange about the knitted sweaters was also particularly surreal. But most astonishing of all was Bush’s statement that: “You see, the irony is, what they (the United Nations) need to do is to get
That’s all they need to do? Why did nobody else think of this? Not sure what’s “ironic” about this actually. The only irony I can see is that Bush, whose administration has been such a vociferous critic of the UN, now sees a crucial role for them in the
But really, this is a stroke of genius. A unique way of looking at the world, with universal applications.
At last, someone has come forward with a practical solution to all the world’s problems. All you need to do is get those problems to stop, and the problems end. Conversely, if you want the problems to end, you've just got to stop the problems from happening. Who would have thought it?
Good to know that the great leaders of our world have it all under control. Sleep tight, everyone.