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Finally, as promised, a Special Comment about the President’s cataclysmic deception about Iran.

There are few choices more terrifying than the one Mr.. Bush has left us with tonight.

We have either a president who is too dishonest to restrain himself from invoking World War Three about Iran at least six weeks after he had to have known that the analogy would be fantastic, irresponsible hyperbole — or we have a president too transcendently stupid not to have asked — at what now appears to have been a series of opportunities to do so — whether the fairy tales he either created or was fed, were still even remotely plausible.

A pathological presidential liar, or an idiot-in-chief. It is the nightmare scenario of political science fiction: A critical juncture in our history and, contained in either answer, a president manifestly unfit to serve, and behind him in the vice presidency: an unapologetic war-monger who has long been seeing a world visible only to himself.

After Ms Perino’s announcement from the White House late last night, the timeline is inescapable and clear.

In August the President was told by his hand-picked Major Domo of intelligence Mike McConnell, a flinty, high-strung-looking, worrying-warrior who will always see more clouds than silver linings, that what “everybody thought” about Iran might be, in essence, crap.

Yet on October 17th the President said of Iran and its president Ahmadinejad:

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“I’ve told people that if you’re interested in avoiding World War Three, it seems like you ought to be interested in preventing them from have the knowledge to make a nuclear weapon.”

And as he said that, Mr.. Bush knew that at bare minimum there was a strong chance that his rhetoric was nothing more than words with which to scare the Iranians.

Or was it, Sir, to scare the Americans?

Does Iran not really fit into the equation here? Have you just scribbled it into the fill-in-the-blank on the same template you used, to scare us about Iraq?

In August, any commander-in-chief still able-minded or uncorrupted or both, Sir, would have invoked the quality the job most requires: mental flexibility.

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A bright man, or an honest man, would have realized no later than the McConnell briefing that the only true danger about Iran was the damage that could be done by an unhinged, irrational Chicken Little of a president, shooting his mouth off, backed up by only his own hysteria and his own delusions of omniscience.

Not Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Mr. Bush.

The Chicken Little of presidents is the one, Sir, that you see in the mirror.

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I guess that's why many Comcast systems moved ... by Charlie L on Friday, Dec 7, 2007 at 10:44:15 AM
I don't trust Ahmadinejad or his government to... by Better World Order on Friday, Dec 7, 2007 at 11:34:39 AM
All Iran has to do is reprice their bourse to sell... by JackN on Friday, Dec 7, 2007 at 1:58:25 PM
hee... by ardee D. on Saturday, Dec 8, 2007 at 2:03:58 PM
Keith Olbermann's Special Comment ju... by Munich on Friday, Dec 7, 2007 at 11:55:49 AM
Your statement is so correct, CharlieL.  NBC/... by zephyr on Friday, Dec 7, 2007 at 3:16:41 PM
NBC is owned by General Electric. If KO were reall... by Mr M on Friday, Dec 7, 2007 at 3:37:34 PM
Right as you are. They're not the only one. Th... by Chuck Adkins on Friday, Dec 7, 2007 at 4:29:17 PM
My sentiments exactly Mr. M. Olbermann has a ... by Munich on Friday, Dec 7, 2007 at 4:37:52 PM
 OR what if they LIED, like was done in other... by steve scheetz on Friday, Dec 7, 2007 at 5:47:16 PM
Iran is using more and more electricity, currently... by ardee D. on Saturday, Dec 8, 2007 at 2:11:46 PM
Mr. Scheetz:Keith Olbermann is hardly a "loud... by Munich on Friday, Dec 7, 2007 at 8:58:02 PM
Well put! ... by Chuck Adkins on Friday, Dec 7, 2007 at 9:04:06 PM
Iranian Revolutionary Guard members had been arres... by steve scheetz on Wednesday, Dec 12, 2007 at 2:28:29 PM
Could we ever believe that we the people here in a... by vincent passiatore on Friday, Dec 7, 2007 at 10:11:09 PM
DAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMMMMMMMMMMN!!!!!! Als... by truthtruffle on Friday, Dec 7, 2007 at 10:36:40 PM
GO F!CK YOURSELF NUFF SAID. ... by Chuck Adkins on Friday, Dec 7, 2007 at 10:59:15 PM
Limbaugh has had twenty three years to build an au... by ardee D. on Saturday, Dec 8, 2007 at 2:14:30 PM
Keith once told one critical e-mailer, "Go F*... by Scott on Friday, Dec 7, 2007 at 11:18:01 PM
Keep in mind Scott that Keith Olbermann is in-fact... by Munich on Saturday, Dec 8, 2007 at 12:15:08 AM
I know that Olbermann is poor excuse for a journal... by Scott on Saturday, Dec 8, 2007 at 12:19:35 AM
I'm an Independent. I've been tough with t... by Kevin Gosztola on Saturday, Dec 8, 2007 at 12:43:13 AM
I believe that when Mr. Olbermann was plying his c... by John Sanchez Jr. on Saturday, Dec 8, 2007 at 9:16:38 AM
Reporting about people playing ball games - and bu... by Scott on Saturday, Dec 8, 2007 at 11:41:05 PM
Your just all pissed off because there is finally ... by ardee D. on Sunday, Dec 9, 2007 at 10:03:07 AM
I'm just pointing out the fraudulent nature of... by Scott on Sunday, Dec 9, 2007 at 4:36:30 PM
At least Keith can listen to a dissenting viewpoin... by Pleru on Monday, Dec 10, 2007 at 8:07:35 AM
Olbernmann doesn't cut off dissenting people&#... by Scott on Monday, Dec 10, 2007 at 12:24:56 PM
the fans of Keith really do get upset when someon... by steve scheetz on Wednesday, Dec 12, 2007 at 1:52:20 PM
no comments???... by steve scheetz on Thursday, Dec 13, 2007 at 9:24:25 AM