Oh Laura. There are no do-overs. If so, we would go back a decade and prevent the tragedy your husband called the War for Iraqi Freedom. Or maybe the press referred to it that way. Wait, both the administration and the media used this deceptive name and narrative. Repeatedly.
Ms. Bush, on the Larry King show a few years hence said the following: When couples are committed to each other and love each other, then they ought to have, I think, the same sort of rights that everyone has.”
Public officials, or folks married to such, can have their statements used in partisan communication. However, due to her protest, Bush’s remarks and visage have been removed from the ad by The Respect for Marriage Coalition.
This column does not speak on behalf of karma. Many folks believe that this Sanskrit word means fate. It actually translates to action.
Because Buddhism is predicated on the law of cause and effect. Or as popularly articulated: you reap what you sew
Actually this philosophy is much more profound that the pop psychology that makes money from dumbing down the basic tenets of Buddhism and selling it as new age wisdom.
(There are plenty of these shysters, oops, coaches.)
But this column digresses. Back to the Bushes.
George W. once said that God wanted him to be President, to lead our nation. Okay, then God should have given him an electoral majority.
At first it appeared as if Bush was speaking on God’s behalf- which he was- and presenting the most absurd scenario. How could this man, even leaving out the appropriate adjectives and roster of professional disasters- plumb the depths of God?
It would be like weighing in on a cause and effect. Such as? Well, Laura Bush will soon encounter situations, which will cause her to rue her recent, cowardly act.
As for God selecting George W to run this country. Perhaps. This is the same God who created and then destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah.