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One more prediction

Here's a prediction I forgot to make. If the Democrats do well tomorrow (i.e., take control of at least one chamber of Congress) then this race will have been a referendum on President Bush, and the voters will have rejected him. If the Republicans somehow manage to hang on, this will not have been about President Bush at all, but rather a collection of individual races driven by local issues, in which incumbents have huge advantages via gerrymandering.

But I tell you, if tomorrow's election is not perceived as an up-or-down vote on President Bush, it won't be for lack of trying. I don't know about the rest of the country, but every single Democratic campaign ad up here is nothing but "BUSHBUSHBUSHBUSHIRAQBUSHBUSHBUSHBUSHIRAQWARBUSHBUSHBUSHBUSH!!" Tom Kean, Jr., for example, has a nothing job in the New Jersey state assembly, but you'd think he were George W. Bush's senior right-hand man in charge of policy and torture, judging from Menendez's ads. All the campaign spots spend more time showing Bush making a monkey face than showing either the candidate or his opponent. "STOP BUSH!" signs are up all over Hudson County, as if it's 2004 or something.

Honestly, if the Republicans do somehow manage an upset tomorrow, it will be because they didn't have anyone running against them. All their opponents were running against a lame duck who's never running for elected office again.


If Repugs hadn't rubber stamped Chimp's ever wish, Dems would be able to run again Bush.

But they did, so they are equally at fault -- actually more, since oversight is their constitutional responsibility.

Let me try again:

If Repugs hadn't rubber stamped Chimp's every wish, Dems would not be able to run again Bush.

*most boards have an option to allow editing, you can even restrict editing to only a few minutes after posting, then the post is locked.

Um ... against Bush.

third time's a charm...

Here in Michigan, where unemployment is over 7%, our Democrat Guv Granholm is blaming it all on Bush. Meanwhile, I just heard that unemployment in Utah is under 3%. Isn't Bush the President for all 50 states? (And yes, she will probably be re-elected in a landslide.)

Barry, your loyalty to this president at this troubled time must be a great comfort to him.

I just voted for Granholm. DeVos is an outsourcer, so F him.

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