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Democracy? Only if we like the leader.

More evidence that there isn’t very much going on in the way of actual thinking by the leaders of our country.

U.S. wary as Iraqi Shiites rise in strength

“It is a complex equation, and the U.S. government is ill-equipped to figure out how this is going to shake out,” a U.S. State Department official said. “I don’t think anyone took a step backward and asked: What are we looking for? The focus was on the overthrow of Saddam Hussein.”

So you guys didn’t bother to plan out what was going to happen after you overthrew Saddam’s Regime? Great…

What a great message of freedom and democracy we’re sending to the people of Iraq and to the world- “We’ll let you choose your leaders, as long as we like them. So we’ll find some people we like and make sure they get elected.”

Categories: Politics.