It has taken a hell of a long time, but finally the tide has turned against GW Bush, and about goddam time too.
The Pentagon and the UN now both seem to have voices of reason, especially compared to the previous occupants of these pivotal roles. The world won't be bullied by the US forever, nor will the rest of us come running when arrogant war mongers like Bush keep making huge mistakes like the unlawful invasion of Iraq.
On a much much brighter note, the ALP's new leadership team of Rudd and Guillard have given a huge boost to the mood on the left of politics in this country.
John Howard's days are numbered.