Thursday, May 01, 2008

Happy "Mission Accomplished" Day

It's great to be back in Wyoming after four days inside the D.C. Beltway. I kept looking for political insiders while I was there, and I found a few, but more about that later....

Yes, it's the fifth anniversary of Mission Accomplished Day. It seems like only yesterday that a costumed George W. Bush announced from the deck of an aircraft carrier that the Iraq War was over. We looked on in fascination as the president made his landmark speech on May 1, 2003, against the unfurled banner that was the source of our country's pride.

Alas, the announcing and the bannering and the jubilation were premature. The Iraq War rages on and the casualties keep piling up.

Wonder where Dubya will celebrate Mission Accomplished Day?


mpage225 said...

Which reminds me once again-

"Mike was right"

Also, see today's Altercstion for some great quotes from the "liberal media" on Mission Accomplished day about what a great hero our Pres was.

Michael Shay said...

Ah yes, the airplane landing on the heaving flight deck, the pilot costume, the premature announcement. How far the pompous have fallen.