Monday, June 07, 2004

Chiracisms

Also sprach Jaques Chirac: "[H]istory does not repeat itself and it is very difficult to compare historical situations that differ because history is not repetitive."

Note the ironclad logic.

Oh, sure, sure: Oral comment. Speaking off the cuff. Downright unfair to beat up on him over something like that.

True, that.

But how much you wanna bet that is Bush had said this, Jacob Weisberg would triumphantly drop it into his "Bushisms" box with the smug satisfaction that he'd once again revealed the president as an ambling, verbal bumbler?