Legacy of Loony

Yesterday, our esteemed knucklehead of state gave a keynote address at the Washington International Renewable Energy Conference. The speech was so full of keepers that it's really quite a task to choose favorites; but I'll try my best.
I welcome -- listen, let me start first by telling you that America has got to change its habits. We've got to get off oil. And the reason why is, first, oil is -- dependency on oil presents a real challenge to our economy.
Yes, you're right. We have indeed heard that tune before. I've always liked how he adopts a scolding tone on this topic, as if we have given him this problem due to our unwillingness to come up with alternative energy sources on our own. Had we done that sooner, then he wouldn't have to scold us while taking credit for the great strides in energy independence that we would have achieved.
Now, look, I understand stereotypes are hard to defeat. People get an image planted in their head, and sometimes it causes them not to listen to the facts. But America is in the lead when it comes to energy independence; we're in the lead when it comes to new technologies; we're in the lead when it comes to global climate change -- and we'll stay that way.
In the lead? How could we be in the lead in new technologies when the first mass-market hybrids on the scene came from Japan almost 10 years ago? How could the only industrialized country that refuses to sign the Kyoto protocol be in the lead on global climate change, when only a couple of years ago this administration was censoring NASA and NOAA climate scientists and editing climate change reports?

And, just like clockwork, he manages to work in what all of this is really all about:
You know, there's a lot of politicians who just talk. I hope when history is written of this administration, we not only talked, we actually did positive things and constructive things.
Legacy, legacy, legacy. It's a damn broken record already. Even someone on a month-long diet of peyote would sooner understand that Bush's administration will not be remembered for doing positive or constructive things.

I think it's safe to say at this point that George W. Bush has finally let the other shoe drop. He has now unequivocally proven that he's a master of batshit crazy dumbfuckery. And by crazy, I mean:
Crazy as a: loon, bat, bedbug, beetle, barn owl, peach orchard boar; un- hinged; off her rocker; one brick short of a load; a bun short of a dozen; not playing with a full deck; got a hole in his bag of marbles; doesn't have both oars in the water; has bats in his belfry; squirrel food; nutty as a fruitcake; got toys in the attic.
And there's your legacy, Mr. Bush. A legacy of loony.

Bloody pillock.

[H/T to ThinkProgress]

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