Friday, October 31, 2008

George Bush has run out of friends and supporters—even in Texas. A report on the declining Bush political legacy can be found here.

2 comments:

Tulsan said...

From the U.K's The Guardian:

The Triumph of Ignorance: How Morons Succeed in U.S. Politics

Tulsan said...

You know, if I were the GOP, I would learn a lot from this election.

If Sarah Palin had come up even to the standard of "barely adequate" in interviews with Couric and Gibson (rather than "disastrous,") she would not only have energized the base, but "respectable" right-wing pundits wouldn't be pulling their support to save tatters of their credibility.

Could Sarah be schooled and retooled in the next 4 years? Possibly. But my hunch is that she doesn't know enough to know that she doesn't know enough. She has gotten such a long, long way on BSing her way through, I doubt she will change her stripes. But who knows?

More likely, a new candidate in her mold will be rolled out, but one who is able to avoid appearing to be a total ignoramus.

But by that time, the product may be out of date. I fervently hope.