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The wheels of justice grind slowly--painfully so.
We who have long looked for a Bush appearance in the dock at the Hague for his admitted war crimes, learn with pleasure that an anticipated trip to Canada will present a further opportunity for a last minute change of travel plans.
The quiet judicial coup that took Baltazar Garzon out of the international justice business may have given Bush brief fantasies of a flamenco themed vacation.
Even with Garzon neutralized, the Decider will come to regret an ill advised moment of candor when he proudly confirmed his responsibility for an international torture regime.
It will be instructive to watch the run-up to this conference. What excuse will Bush give this time for deciding on a staycation in Dallas over a confrontation in Canada?