You don’t have to follow many elections before realizing that it’s standard campaign practice to tie your opponent to a bogeyman of some sort. As Bill Ayers or Jeremiah Wright could tell you, the tactic doesn’t always work, but it’s always tempting to strategists to give it a try. But not since Osama bin Laden [...]
|By: Ruth Calvo Sunday February 21, 2010 8:30 am|
The conservatives are trying very hard to scrape the remains of their perfected ideology off the windshield before voters recognize it. The extent to which they succeed is another catastrophe that will foul up the scene, and this country. We need to make the point as much as possible; the worst president ever, George W. Bush, was a real conservative, and succeeded in his ambition to achieve conservative principles. We are barely surviving the effects of conservatism now, if, that is, we do survive as a nation.
|By: Tula Connell Thursday January 15, 2009 1:33 pm|
Someone responded yesterday to an AFL-CIO blog in which we mentioned that just days before leaving office, Bush got a whole new set of nearly $600,000 china for the White House. The fellow who commented was rightly appalled.
I don’t know about the rest of you who are reading this, but I am just barely making it the way it is.