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August 06, 2008



Revelations abound about how the Bush White House ordered the CIA to fake a letter linking Saddam Hussein to al-Qaida, and all you can comment on is the Paris Hilton video? Come on now... If this was a Democratic White House doing these things, conservatives would be frothing at the mouth for heads on a platter! Impeachment now!


While Bush can barely manage in a suit at the Presidential desk, Hilton can hold forth -- or do something like a lifelike replica of holding forth -- on offshore drilling in a cutaway onesie and heels. If the marginal benefit of having a leader who's the brains of the operation keeps diminishing, why not go for the gold-plated bimbo? All she has to do is perform well, and Hollywood culls the weak.

Is it me, or are you positing that the reason we're stuck with George W. Bush's communication skills is that he--George W. Bush--is the, um, "brains of the operation"?

Did you mean to say that?

Let's recall how W got started in politics:

In November 1973, [George H.W.] Bush asked Rove to take a set of car keys to his son George W. Bush, who was visiting home during a break from Harvard Business School. It was the first time the two met. "Huge amounts of charisma, swagger, cowboy boots, flight jacket, wonderful smile, just charisma - you know, wow", Rove recalled years later.

James Poulos

Indeed. For "If...keeps," read "Since...has kept." Meaning the worth of a self-sufficiently sharp President has been diminishing for some time already, before Bush.


Britney for President? Bring it on!


Britney for President? Bring it on!

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Why she is so stupid and so reach? Her father make a mistake.

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