At least, as TalkLeft reminds us, that is what then Governor George W. Bush thought in June 1999. Will we soon learn that such a standard only exists for Democratic presidents?
Looking over at the counter on the left side of this page, I see that it has now been 1,500 days since President George W. Bush promised to get Osama bin Laden — you know, the man responsible for the September 11 terrorist attacks — “dead or alive.”
Wow. As a repenting former College Republican, I am rarely surprised by the stunts politically active college students can pull. The rhetoric at my alma mater, Bowdoin College, can get overheated really quickly. Of course, that’s the nature of politics on a college campus. But I am stunned by this pathetic attack by the leader [...]
And you can see just how upset they are at WithdrawMiers.org. Based on the list of people and organizations being compiled at this web site, the president seems to have a growing problem along his right flank.
The New York Daily News today has a story that indicates that President Bush is having accountability moments for his current troubles — for everyone but himself. Thomas M. DeFrank reports: “The President is just unhappy in general and casting blame all about,” said one Bush insider. “Andy [Card, the chief of staff] gets his [...]
As he titles his post, this is double plus ungood. (Hat tip: War and Piece.)
I remember when perjury was considered an impeachable offense, but now it is apparently just a technicality.
Maureen Dowd joins the debate about New York Times reporter Judith Miller with a column that is rightly critical of Miller and the New York Times top editors. An Associated Press story yesterday reported that Judy had coughed up the details of an earlier meeting with Mr. Libby only after prosecutors confronted her with a [...]
In case you missed it, the National Debt of the United States of America exceeded eight trillion for the first time in our history earlier this week. That’s right. We ended October 18 with a national debt of $8,003,897,406,911.24. We topped the seven trillion mark less than two years ago (on December 31, 2003). Our [...]
Decembrist Mark Schmitt explains why so many on the radical right feel betrayed by the Harriet Miers Supreme Court nomination: they wanted a final showdown over the culture war. Really. Wanted. It.