George W. Bush sure looked uncomfortable spending a day with the Queen of England. I find this ironic. It is richly appropriate that he be intimately linked in the public eye for at least one day to the English monarchy.
The core founding
But the U.S. President Bush has been defying key DOI postulates in ways that the original “royal brute” (as Thomas Jefferson described the King George of 1776) would approve. He has invoked a modern version of the Divine Right of Kings by claiming to be above the law in enacting such policies as the wiretapping of
Boy-king George has only half-jokingly referred to the nation’s billionaires as his real “base” and to thinking it would be easier to rule through dictatorship than via “democracy,” which he falsely claims to promote within and beyond
And while he just cringed through a royal day culminating in a nauseating and hyper-classist white-tie dinner that cost U.S. taxpayers untold tens if not hundreds of thousands (millions?) of dollars, more United States troops died in an illegal war that Bush strategized with top British officials while hiding his plans from the American people. People trying to deal with the aftermath of a devastating
In the leaked Downing Street Memo of 23 July 2002, it was revealed by top British military intelligence officials that English authorities learned something remarkable from Bush and his team. “Military action was now seen as inevitable,” the British discovered. “Bush wanted to remove Saddam through military action,” the Memo reads, “justified by the conjunction of terrorism and WMD. But the intelligence and facts were being fixed around the policy.”
The cooked intelligence claims used to trick the American people into supporting the pre-ordained invasion of
Things got positively weird between Team Bush and the rulers of
Formed in opposition to British rule and institutions, the DOI made history by saying that the consent of the governed was the only legitimate basis for a government and that the people had the right to replace an authoritarian government with more popular forms of rule. This is the well known right of revolution.
Just less than two hundred and twenty one years later, the rulers of the British state knew more about Bush’s foreign policy plans than “the Decider’s” own