The military adventurers in the Bush administration have much in common with the corporate leaders of the defunct energy company Enron. Both groups thought that they were the "smartest guys in the room" -- the title of Alex Gibney's prize-winning film on what went wrong at Enron. The neoconservatives in the White House and the Pentagon outsmarted themselves. They failed even to address the problem of how to finance their schemes of imperialist wars and global domination.
"Okay, so you're broke and starving and homeless, but look at this big shiny bomb! It's so BIG and so SHINY and we put an American flag right on it so you can feel really proud that you helped pay for this." -- Official White Horse Souse