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  •  Bush sucks (none)
    You make some good points.  But you are suffering from a trench mentality.  You have taken too much fire for too long.

    I'll start with an obvious point.  If Reagan had had a 45% approval rating when Iran-Contra hit he would have been impeached.  Reagan was spared because he was so popular the Dems didn't want to fight.

    Clinton would have been convicted and removed if he had a 45% approval and it had been an election year.

    Now both of them were facing a more hostile Congress than Bush, that is true.

    But if you think Tom DeLay doesn't realize that he can say "boo" and put his puppet Hastert in the oval office, then you don't know DeLay.

    No the difference this time is that this is a clear violation of law.

    Reagan was willing to sell his underlings down the river to save his ass.  And the Dems were willing to go along with it.

    Clinton could rely on the ambiguity in proving perjury and the rather low level of his crime.

    But Bush can do neither.  The crime is a crime, and not only have the NY Times and Wash Post said so explicitly THIS WEEK, but so did Bush Sr.'s chief of staff.

    No phalanx of Repubs are going on TV to justify this crap.  Ashcroft is basically in contempt of Congress.

    But the KEY is not the media but the heavy players in the GOP.  They can make themselves President.  And they want to limit the damage so they don't lose power.

    Bush is utterly fucked.

    "Black folks voting for the Republican Party is like a bunch of chickens voting for Col. Sanders!"- JC Watts father

    by BooMan23 on Sun Jun 13, 2004 at 11:34:17 PM PDT

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