Movie patrons recall Forrest Gump's remarkable presence in an amazing succession of notable historical events. Gump's innocence and simple wisdom amid those times made for a delightful two hours of cinematic escapism. But there is no escaping the damage that would result if President Obama appoints Jamie Gorelick to succeed Robert Mueller as FBI director. Like Gump, Gorelick was present at a remarkable series of recent historical events during the past two decades, but through them all she displayed nothing that could be called either innocent or wise. So let us count the ways in which Gorelick earned the sobriquet "Mistress of Disaster."The Obama administration continues its transformation into one giant maelstrom of fecklessness.
Friday, March 25, 2011
The fundamental unseriousness of Barack Obama
Perhaps the president has hit upon the idea of surrounding himself with incompetents in order to look better by comparison. Why else would he even consider somebody like Jamie Gorelick to head the FBI?