Tactics and Substance in the 2004 Elections GoogleNews: Howard Dean

January 28, 2004

by J

Small Glimmer of Hope

While Dean still has more delegates than Kerry, I'm sure the media will ensure that neither Dean nor Edwards nor Clark can get much traction on February 3. Nonetheless, there is a small glimmer of hope for the general. A Newsweek poll finds that:
52 Percent of Voters Don't Want to See Bush Re-Elected (44% Do), 37 Percent Strongly Want to See Him Re-Elected, 47 Percent Strongly Do Not
As I said before, maybe Bush will do himself in regardless of whether the Democrats put up the most uninspiring candidate possible (except for Lieberman). The party won't change, the country won't change, many of us can go back to being rightfully cynical and uninvolved, but at least Bush would be out of office and that would be something.
Posted by J at January 28, 2004 07:09 AM

From your lips to God's ear.

Kerry may still be able to beat Bush, but only if Bush beats himself. And, even if Kerry does win, he will most likely be Kerry-Chow to the Republicans in Congress.

Kerry appears to be another in a long line of Democrats who will offer an olive branch to the Republicans only to express surprise when they turn around and shove it up his ass.

Posted by: Chris Andersen at January 28, 2004 12:28 PM

It appears that Bush will have 9 months to prepair his set of excuses whcih will include;

1) Cheney made me do it and I got rid of him

2) WMD intelligence was faulty - not my fault

3) Kerry, Clinton, Gore all backed up my policy of going after Saddam Hussein

4) Kerry also voted for the key points of my domestic agenda, tax cuts and education bill - no child left behind, just as he voted for the Iraq war on my terms

Posted by: at January 28, 2004 02:54 PM

I'll definitely go back to "decline to state" in terms of party affiliation ...

Posted by: Janis at January 28, 2004 09:51 PM

Recommended Reading:

The Politics of Truth: Inside the Lies that Led to War and Betrayed My Wife's CIA Identity: A Diplomat's Memoir
The Politics of Truth... A Diplomat's Memoir

Worse Than Watergate: The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush
Worse Than Watergate: The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush

Against All Enemies by Richard Clarke
Against All Enemies: Inside America's War on Terror

LIES by Al Franken
Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right

The Great Unraveling
The Great Unraveling

The Great Big Book of Tomorrow
The Great Big Book of Tomorrow

Clinton Wars
The Clinton Wars

Blinded by the Right
Blinded by the Right: The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative

Waging Modern War: Bosnia, Kosovo, and the Future of Combat

Subject to Debate: Sense and Dissents on Women, Politics, and Culture

Living History

The Hunting of the President: The Ten-Year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary Clinton

John Adams

Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace

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