The Brownie Era

This pretty much captures it, the greatness of these years, the dizzying heights to which the Bush Administration has taken our country:

"Please roll up the sleeves of your shirt … all shirts. Even the President rolled his sleeves to just below the elbow.

"In this crisis and on TV you just need to look more hard-working… ROLL UP THE SLEEVES!"

An e-mail from Sharon Worthy, to Michael "Brownie" Brown, September 2, 2005.

The sad, but true, story here, PDFs of the email here.

And Peggy Noonan has the gall to wonder why were depressed.