Giving Bush the Middle Finger

That’s what Olmert is doing today, telling the world no cease fire is on just after Secretary Rice has announced she is making progress toward that goal.

Can this administration become any more impotent or flaccid? They lost the Arab states long ago, they have no leverage with Russia or China, and now our only ally left in the region is basically saying "f*^# you."

It’ll be fun to see how FoxNews, Rush Limbaugh and various neo-con toadies spin this one. My guess is that Cheney and his crew will force Bush to bend over, retreat from Rice’s plan, follow the lead of Olmert, and let the bombs keep dropping. They’re spoiling for a much larger fight.