Previously sympathetic commentators disillusioned by Obama’s unchecked lying and fumbling were heartened by the uncharacteristic candor coming from Deputy Secretary of State P. J. Crowley late last week — until he was shit-canned for the same early this week.
But there is still some cause for hope: Hillary has announced her own plans to jump ship at the end of this term as well. Check out her blunt statements to that effect here.
Is this yet another harbinger of the destruction of Obama’s career? A recognition that the situation is so bad that even the filthiest bilge rats see that it’s time to abandon ship? Seems like a reasonable possibility. Anyone working a political paradigm that relies on unquestioning tribal loyalty to the exclusion of substantive policies the way Obama does should be concerned about the defection of establishment stalwarts. Very concerned.
And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. There’s been quite a bit going on at all levels…