The Spirit of Cooperation

Surprising absolutely no one — with the possible exception of those kids in the back of the classroom whose steady diet of wall candy has rendered them too slow to figure it out from the previous several hundred instances — President Bush has recess-appointed a couple of party hacks to positions for which he knew Congress would never approve them.

Apparently no one inside the bubble has gotten around to disabusing him of his misapprehension regarding the word “bipartisan” — it does not, despite the presence of the morphemes “part” and “bi”, mean “you spread both cheeks while I do whatever I like.”

Here’s hoping his awakening is both rude and not long in coming.

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