Just about everything I want to say about Bush’s speech before the UN today was said, prophetically, in this piece from The Onion:
‘Vice-President Dick Cheney issued a stern admonishment to President Bush Tuesday, telling the overeager chief executive that he didn’t want to hear “so much as the word ‘Iraq’” for the rest of the day.
“I told him, ‘Listen, George, I promise we’re going to invade Iraq, but you have to be patient,’” Cheney said. “‘We need a halfway plausible casus belli. You know that, George. Now, stop bugging me about it.’” ‘