41757454_a5af0d598c_m.jpgWherever BushCo goes, disaster and calamity aren’t too far behind.

Even as Rice stood with Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili in a show of solidarity, he asked, “Who invited the trouble here? Who invited this arrogance here? Who invited these innocent deaths here?”

Shaky and near tears following a difficult, nearly five-hour meeting with her, Saakashvili answered his own question: “Not only those people who perpetrate them are responsible, but also those people who failed to stop it.”

I really want to know what assurances we made to the Georgians. Beyond the Decider’s brain fart, that is.

“The president was writing checks to the Georgians without knowing what he had in the bank,” said a senior administration official.

If BushCo wasn’t notorious for being super incompetent, you might assume this whole thing was some ingenius Machiavellian scheme to accomplish other goals in the region (Poland’s missile shield, e.g.), or even more sinister, a ploy to help McSame in the presidential election. The latter is especially plausible.

But given their record, it just looks more and more like another fuck up.