Monday, January 19, 2009

Inaugural thoughts

Talking Points Memo is running a bunch of emails from readers on their thoughts about the inauguration. There are some really good ones in there, go take a look:

But what I've been thinking about this past week, is how the story of Captain Sullenberger seems to be a divine metaphor for the situation we're in now. We as a nation have been flying along fine in history until the flock of geese that was the Bush Adminstration, got sucked through the jets of history and although this plane is going down and the landing may be rough, with the right pilot at the helm, we can all expect to be okay in the end. I mean, when's the last time a plane crash on the news has given us hope?

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