It's always the silly season …

Ugh, what a joke we're becoming.

Last week, Condi Rice said that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was "one of the biggest problems" facing the West, and accused him of "anti-democratic behavior."

Talk about projection. Rice represents a president who lost his first election, was appointed by a "states' rights" court over the objections of a state court, has a 39 percent approval rating and who has claimed to be above both domestic and international law, and here she is accusing someone who has been elected three times with 60 percent of the vote and who's sporting a 70 percent approval rating of being "anti-democratic."

Funny, if you never intend to leave the country again.

Speaking of anti-democratic moves, Rice popped up in Egypt yesterday to meet with pro-democracy activists and then tried to get that country to cut off funding to the Palestinian Authority now that Hamas has gone and won an election. Even the Washington Post noticed the irony:

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