Br'er Rat's Sinking Ship
adjective: tending to ablate; i.e. to be removed or vaporized at very high temperature.
noun: a wearing down to weaken or destroy.
"Oh PLEASE, don't let us go down in flames!"
The "resignations" of the "rats leaving the sinking ship", are well-timed sacrifices allowing the "brick with fins" that is the Bush Administration to continue to hurtle towards oblivion and infamy, taking us all with it.
It's TEAM DEADALUS, and the 24/7 coverage will insure we cheer that "MISSION ACCOMPLISHED" banner one way or another, in spite of the fact that Clint Eastwood was NEVER at the controls.
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