Increasing the Threat (to Neocon Control) Level

Brooks Cole


August 23, 2006

Increasing the Threat (to Neocon Control) Level

What with plummeting poll ratings, Lieberman's loss, approaching midterm calamity, and Seymour Hersh blowing the lid off the administrations plans for growing the MiddleEast debacle to a full-scale war with Iran (building upon the unvarnished triumph of its strategy in Iraq), the Bushies are feeling a lot of political threat. And what happens when that happens? In eleven cases out of eleven, an "imminent" terror plot is discovered and the threat level increases, of course. It helps us feel their pain. Here's MSNBC's Keith Olbermann's classic rollup of the first ten such instances, which I present in honor of the most recent exploding shampoo scare, number eleven.

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