Desperate, But Not Serious


Rumsfeld hagiographer Midge Decter has an embarrassing explanation for the Abu Ghraib controversy:

This new scandal is no more than an election-season opportunity seized by certain serious opponents of the war, along with many more unserious opponents of the Bush administration.

Reminds me of one of the funniest—and cruelest—headlines I've ever read, from a British music-rag story on Morrissey about 10 years ago: "This Bloke Just Isn't Funny Anymore."