Saturday, January 15, 2005

Why Arrogance Is Likely to Destroy George Bush

Here's another example of incredible arrogance from a President reelected by a tiny margin compared to previous Presidents to be reelected (thanks to a combination of running one of the most dishonest campaigns in history, and doing an excellent job of getting every right wing kook to come out of the wood work to vote). Bush clearly ignored all the polls which show that, despite voting for him, majorities oppose him on most issues, including his Iraq policy.

Bush Says Election Ratified Iraq Policy
No U.S. Troop Withdrawal Date Is Set

By Jim VandeHei and Michael A. Fletcher
Washington Post Staff Writers

President Bush said the public's decision to reelect him was a ratification of his approach toward Iraq and that there was no reason to hold any administration officials accountable for mistakes or misjudgments in prewar planning or managing the violent aftermath.

"We had an accountability moment, and that's called the 2004 elections," Bush said in an interview with The Washington Post. "The American people listened to different assessments made about what was taking place in Iraq, and they looked at the two candidates, and chose me."


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