Pakistani President Gen. Pervez Musharraf’s decision to suspend the constitution, seize emergency power, and round up leading opposition figures is bringing quiet joy to the State Department. “Thank heavens for small favors,” an aide to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said, referring to Musharraf’s actions. Compared to Pakistan, “Iraq looks pretty good.”I am sure that these guys are not thanking heavens for this distraction from the republican warmongers' failures in Iraq:
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You can bet these guys aren't praying for distractions from the GOP's failures:
"U.S. soldiers comfort each other at their base after a roadside bomb exploded as a U.S. convoy was driving by in Saddam Hussein's hometown Tikrit, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2003. Three soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division were wounded." (AP Photo/Karel Prinsloo)
Get out of here!