Sunday, January 13, 2008

Tuned out


REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Notwithstanding that George Bush was using his serious speech tone of voice for his address on Arab political reform in Abu Dhabi, there are many, many empty seats in the auditorium (note the area to the right of Condi's head). You can't sell the Freedom AgendaTM when you've no credibility.

UPDATE: Note the empty seats even in the favourably-angled White House photo.