Last week’s economist has a ferocious review of the Bush years. HE LEAVES the White House as one of the least popular and most divisive presidents in American history. At home, his approval rating has been stuck in the 20s … Continue reading
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Hands up who, in 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006, when the president said “Absolutely, we’re winning” thought the mainstream media was distorting the news to make it appear that the president was misleading the public? Anyone? No? Me neither. “Absolutely, … Continue reading
Today, we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation’s promise through civility, courage, compassion and character. America, at its best, matches a commitment to principle with a concern for civility. A civil society demands from each of us … Continue reading
I have read the story many times (but never in this much detail) and it still amazes me. Who’d’ve thought that, one day, we’d think of John Ashcroft as a hero of the people? Gonzales, in an attempt to persuade … Continue reading
[every now an then I go back and hit publish on half-finished drafts. Today is such a day.] It’s the high numbers in Azerbaijan (42%) and Nigerian (60%) that scare me.
Especially when they are the most powerful person in the world.
Roger Cohen has a devestating round-up of the Bush years in the NY Times. When itâ€™s dusk in America, the shadows spread wide.
My fellow Americans, By the end of today, American, Australian and British forces will have launched a large scale invasion of Iraq – a country in the Middle East about which you know very little. We have tried, over the … Continue reading
Before the end of this year, the Bush administration will claim that the War in Iraq is nothing to do with the War on Terror and that no-one had ever claimed that success in Iraq was crucial to the War … Continue reading
Just watched Stephen Colbert at the White House Correspondent’s Dinner. I would’ve made a fabulous press secretary. I have nothing but contempt for these people. Incredible.