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Gush vs. Bore, and All That

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In Robert Farley
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On September 10, 2012
Why should Scott have all the “trolling Naderite deadenders” fun? From Kurt Eichenwald: I have read excerpts from many of them, along with other recently declassified records, and come to an inescapable conclusion: the administration’s reaction to what Mr. Bush was told in the weeks before that infamous briefing reflected significantly more negligence than has been […]

Tramp the Dirt Down ’08

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On November 4, 2008
Indeed. Ah, I remember the days when the 2000 election was allegedly “Gush v. Bore” ho ho ho. And some people making thus argument not only still have jobs on prominent op-ed pages but are actually respected by many liberals.

Heckava Job

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On June 17, 2008

In 2001, this man was pressured to resign from the new leadership position h’e been appointed to five months sooner. You see, he’d been accused of sexual harrassment by one of his employee

Memories….

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On June 4, 2008

So I turned this gem up while doing some research this afternoon: He and his aides have outlined a quick and successful overthrow of Hussein and rebuilding of a democratic Iraq that spreads peace thro

From the Administration That Just Loves Legalese

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On April 21, 2008
Further proof that the Bush administration thinks it is above the law, or that the law is just not worth following: according to the government accountability office (GAO) the administration’s push to restrict the use of S-CHIP funds to cover people above the poverty line was in violation of federal law. The legal opinion, requested […]

Almost Single Digits

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On February 25, 2008

Late last week there was news of President Bush’s new approval ratings, which are his lowest ever: 19%. Other polls have him slightly higher (in the 20s). I take such perverse joy in this. I thi

Bombing Auschwitz

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On January 14, 2008

The Decider doesn’t understand why the US and its allies in World War II couldn’t have bombed Auschwitz and, he assumes, saved thousands of lives. Here, Bush is invoking a debate that goes

So Not Funny.

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On October 23, 2007

At last week’s press conference, President Bush was his usual joker self. Q: Mr. President, following up on Vladimir Putin for a moment, he said, recently, that next year, when he has to step do

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