Thursday, June 14, 2007

Word of the Day

Word of the day to describe the Bush presidency: fugue.

Fugue - n - A pathological amnesiac condition during which one is apparently conscious of one's actions but has no recollection of them after returning to a normal state. This condition, usually resulting from severe mental stress, may persist for as long as several months.

Bush's foreign policy has descended into a fugue state.

Thanks to Sidney Blumenthal's latest article on Salon.

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