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June 2, 2004

Singing In The Reign

The President’s surreal episode with his umbrella yesterday seemed completely fitting. With the naming of the new interim leaders in Iraq, it’s as if a magical wind has blown through Washington carrying all his troubles away. Suddenly Bush is ebullient. He’s turned the corner. And now he’s off to Europe to claim victory. Again.

(image 1: Reuters 6/2 6:46 pm ET; image 2: AFP 6/2 3:45 pm ET; image 3: Reuters 6/1 9:03 pm ET)

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