…be so furious this quickly, and I read the cynics, and I agree with the cynics, particularly on this issue, and even though I had the very conversation between emotion and intellect in my own head, I had HopeyChangey in my heart, and it won.

I should be shot. Or drowned in my own urine, or something. Nobody really EVER gives up power. (Yes, there are exceptions, but that is the rule, and it’s almost axiomatic in terms of Institutions.)

And, honest to God, it’s not even the policy that bugs me the most, though the policy bugs me hugely, it’s the futility of it, the stupidity of it that really makes me want to open a vein.