Tag Archives: transition

Torturing the English Language

If the US declares the military coup in Egypt to have been a military coup, it would be forced to suspend its “foreign aid,” which isn’t aid at all. From coups to torture to FISA, the English language is the number-one victim of enhanced interrogation techniques.

Obama’s Stagecraft

First Obama’s transition team bogarted the official .gov domain suffix to invent some wacky “Change.gov” website. Then he invented a fake “Office of the President-Elect.” (Yes, federal law provides funds for the president-elect to rent an office. But that’s not an official government Office.) What else is he going to stagemanage?