And the pathetic part?
It took me about seven seconds to get from "Yeeee-HAAA!!!" to "Nicely upstaged, Mr. President. You say you lied to those reporters last week because you didn't want it happening in the middle of election craziness? Yup. No trouble believing that. You couldn't have TAKEN OVER THIS DAY if you'd done it then."
I think my Pollyanna pilot light has gone out. :: fiddles with gas line, strikes a few matches ::