The One Term President
We heard it all through the run up to the election, and we’ve been hearing it ever since. I guess we should’ve seen it coming…the one term that “The Won” keeps repeating… the one term that will define his presidency…“This is all George Bush’s fault!!” In fairness, though, there are other terms coming from the teleprompters (“Let me be clear” and “This is my top | Read More »
As I’ve noted before: one of the most horrible things to encounter in politics is to watch a group wreck itself and its electoral chances. The sensation is much like running in mud or maple syrup; you move and move, but never quite fast enough to matter. For true horror, the situation has to be as follows: The situation has to be easily repairable; The | Read More »
“Blame Bush,” RIP: 2001-2010.
It was a good run for the Democrats, but all things must come to an end some day. I know, I know: it’s downright horrible for the American people to start expecting the political party that’s held Congress since 2006 and the White House since 2008 to actually take personal responsibility for the bad things happening to the economy. But the Democrats will have to | Read More »
Republicans “Make Their Stand On The Backs Of The Unemployed.” Really??
[base image via Xtra] So sayeth our President, at least. Shortly after George Bush took office, that surplus we keep hearing so much about was rounded down significantly…this is not mentioned in any of Obama’s rhetoric. The internet bubble burst, and the economy tanked…Obama is silent here as well. 9/11, and the costs associated with a call to a war he still wages? Nada. Through | Read More »