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October 20, 2004
Bush's Foreign Endorsements: 2000 Flashback

Speaking of foreign leaders supporting W for President, who could forget the ringing endorsement of Canadian Prime Minister Jean Poutine in March of 2000: "Prime Minister Jean Poutine said he wouldn't endorse any candidate in this election, now he says he believes George W. Bush is the man to lead the free world into the […]

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October 20, 2004
Bush's Foreign Endorsements

Back in the spring, conservatives thundered against John Kerry when he mentioned in passing that many foreign leaders had confided to him that they wanted to see him replace George Bush as President. Now, those same conservatives have remained silent as Russian president Vladimir Putin endorsed Bush's reelection this week. Putin, the one-time KGB chief […]

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October 14, 2004
Three More Strikes for W

In addition to the three pastings inflicted on him by John Kerry, President Bush a day after the final debate faces a trifecta of bad economic news: 1. A record Federal budget deficit of $413 billion. 2. A large increase in the number of first time jobless claims to 352,000. 3. The second highest monthly […]

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October 14, 2004
Three Strikes and You're Out

The last presidential debate is over and the results are in. It is a clear three-peat for John Kerry. Unfortunately for Furious George, his most memorable line of the night ("Gosh, I just don't think I ever said I'm not worried about Osama bin Laden.") was also a blatant lie. Nothing unusual there, of course. […]

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October 7, 2004
George Bush: Mr. Personality?

On the eve of Friday's town hall presidential debate in St. Louis, much has been made of George Bush's "likability advantage." Seemingly plain, folksy and approachable, Bush is portrayed as the kind of guy you'd want to have a beer with. No doubt, this gives W a big advantage in Friday's town hall format. In […]

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October 6, 2004
Cheney, Edwards and the Cleveland Test

Speaking of Cleveland, moderator Gwen Ifill's question about the fate of cities like Cleveland was one of the most telling moments of the Cheney-Edwards encounter. Ifill highlighted the woes of Cleveland to ask the candidates address economic and quality of life issues facing the nation. And John Edwards proceeded to use the example of Cleveland […]

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October 1, 2004
The Bush Top 10 Flip Flop List

Four years ago, George W. Bush accepted the Republican nomination for President, and famously set the moral tone - and expectations for his presidency: "So when I put my hand on the Bible, I will swear to not only uphold the laws of our land, I will swear to uphold the honor and dignity of […]

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October 1, 2004
Mission Accomplished

In case you missed it, John Kerry put the smack down on President Bush in Debate Round I. Kerry did almost everything he needed to get the race back on track: 1. Authoritative, Presidential: Commander-in-Chief Material Kerry was in charge from the outset and was thorough, calm, serious and resolved. He sounded resolute and visionary. […]

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September 27, 2004
Bush the Coward

According to conventional wisdom, George Bush leads John Kerry based on the perception of his strong leadership qualities and decisive action in the war on terror. The polls back this up, with CNN/USA Today/Gallup polls showing Americans prefer Bush over Kerry by large margins in the fight against terrorism (61%-34%) and the situation in Iraq […]

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September 2, 2004
Bush RNC 2000 Flashback

As Americans prepare to hold their noses for the next four days so as to not inhale the stench eminating from the GOP convention in New York, a step back to the 2000 Republican gathering is in order. Let's journey back to August 3, 2000, when then Governor George W. Bush accepted his party's nomination […]

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