Texas has decided to create a new statewide holiday in honor of the 43rd president of the United States, George W. Bush. The new holiday will occur every year on July 6, which is the former president’s birthday.*
US officials are expressing some optimism that a looming conflict with North Korea will give the US Military Interventionists a chance to pick up a much-needed victory.*
The possible match-up against North Korea comes at a delicate time for the Interventionist organization.
The team has suffered an unbroken string of losses over the past 16 years against a diverse array of opponents from the Middle East and South Asia divisions. In many of the wars, the Interventionists seemed to have the upper-hand early only to see the leads slip away into chaos in the end.
As the world braces for the Trump era in US foreign policy, it appears the new President’s 140-character declarations are much less popular globally than the flowing oratory of his predecessor.