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He called it "motivationalness," but you get the point

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On October 27, 2009
“Motivation” — already one of the most useless words in the language — was apparently dragged into the woods and shot yesterday. After nine months of being nearly invisible — a big outing has been to a Dallas hardware store for flashlights — George W. Bush made his debut Monday in his latest incarnation: motivational […]

With room to drop

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On February 16, 2009

This set of presidential rankings, as Steve Benen points out, is not all that useful except as a conversation-starter. Bearing that in mind, I’ll simply note the absurdity of keeping William Hen

What’s a crappy ex-president to do?

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On January 16, 2009
At his last press conference, Bush pondered the question of how he might occupy his time after leaving office. I’m a Type A personality. You know, I just — I just can’t envision myself, you know, the big straw hat and a Hawaiian shirt sitting on some beach. Jonathan Schwarz has a good idea.

Cooking the Books

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On December 27, 2008

As to the absurd notion that George W. Bush has read several hundred books since 2005, I can’t offer much beyond what Steven Benen and Matt Stoler have already provided. In the very least, this

Silver Linings

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On December 16, 2008
Don Surber, reassuring his readers that everything is OK, no matter how many shoes are tossed at the president. Dude, chill. Iraq was a Soviet client. It just signed a security deal with us. If the American press truly looked at the world objectively it would see how successful the war on terrorism is. You […]

Iraqi Ingrates, Footwear Edition

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On December 15, 2008

Reprising Andy McCarthy’s inane meme, the Pantload thinks Iraqi journalists should at least be grateful enough to recognize that George W. Bush made them free enough to hurl shoes at him. And Bu

The Answer is "No"

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On December 9, 2008

Someday, you might encounter someone — a hopeless naif, or someone who spent most of this decade living off the grid, or perhaps someone recovering from an infestation of brain parasites —

Let the Eagle Soar

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On December 1, 2008
Steve Conn: [P]erhaps the nomination which best demonstrated just how inept this administration would prove to be was John Ashcroft. You will recall that Ashcroft got the job of running the Justice Department because he lost his Senate seat in the 2000 election. To a dead man. The reward for failing to beat the deceased […]
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