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Archive for the 'george bush' Category

Too Opportunistic to be Ashamed

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010

The Republican demagogue corps goes through the motions. Figures that this particular troll deigns finally to show his face and utter the word “Katrina” after years well spent cowering in obscurity. I guess there’s a statute of limitations on shame?

The “H” Stands for “Hypocrite”

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Sorry GHWB – you employed Lee Atwater, so leave the high road to people who can do justice to the territory. When it comes to political analysis, stick to jumping out of airplanes; you’re better at it.

Bush’s Scandalous Legacy

Friday, November 21st, 2008

George W. Bush will be remembered for his near-comprehensive absence during the current economic crisis. Too tired and/or ashamed, he’s been nearly invisible (and most certainly ineffective) since the financial cratering of September ’08. It seems an absurdly appropriate end to a criminally wrongheaded eight-year Administrative run. It’s left up to the President-elect to try [...]

“…[T]he GOP has surrendered its high ground to its lowest brows”

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

The love affair between the Republicans and the religious right: It’s complicated. Newt lowers the brow-bar.

Temperament and Judgment

Monday, October 20th, 2008

Another one jumps in the tank.

“The Crooked Heart of the Credit Crisis”

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

This essay ran in the magazine edition of CJR and was published in early September ’08.

Bloodbath or Unmitigated Disaster?

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

Cheney pep rally fizzles.

Mendacity

Thursday, August 7th, 2008

Lies and liars.

“The Tragic Legacy of a Disastrous President”

Tuesday, June 17th, 2008

Britons reflect on a monumental erosion of trust.

Hell to the Chief

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

Bush’s disapproval rating worst of any president in 70 years