... to hope that John Roberts's epilepsy gets worse? Not enough to really hurt him, mind you, and nothing at all like Pat Robertson's praying for the death of Supreme Court Justices. Just, perhaps, inconvenience him enough to make him want to take an early retirement. Preferably in February of 2009.
And Since We're Talking Politics...
...I highly recommend this article by Gary Kamiya in Salon. This paragraph, in particular, is
Most Americans now believe that Bush's decision to invade Iraq was a terrible mistake. They see that it has turned out badly, and think that it has made us less safe. But there is another, less discussed reason why the war was an act of madness: War always has unforeseen consequences. Making war is like playing dice with God -- using His dice. This is why war should always be a last resort. What's stunning about the Iraq war is that its architects not only ignored this obvious truth, but also ignored the consequences that could have been, and were, foreseeable. To start an unprovoked war on false pretenses and pie-in-the-sky promises of a vast regional transformation, besides being unethical, is an act of almost cosmic folly. To put it in Christian terms, it is the cardinal sin -- the sin of pride.