"The Democrats have made their position clear," Mr. Bush said. "I want you to remember the last time they had control of the United States Congress back in 1993, they passed a massive tax increase."
Yep. Those 1990s were an economic disaster weren't they? 25 million jobs. Record budget surpluses. No military debacles. Who would want that?
Or, as the The Onion so succinctly put it for posterity:
Bush: "Our Long National Nightmare Of Peace And Prosperity Is Finally Over"