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The President, let's understand, won a historic victory by committing
politics--shrewd, aggressive, old-fashioned, take-no-prisoners
politics--while the opposition party did the opposite.
George W. Bush may have lost the 2000 election, but he won the 2002
election--with a good deal of help from Democrats, who took a dream
scenario and turned it into a political nightmare.
It's hard to beat something with nothing.
Is Bill Kristol the Antichrist?
Unions have improved their political game but are unhappy with the
Governor Pataki's effective Gary Cooper imitation leaves Democrats in despair.
The house organ for America's political class is pushing Bush's case for war.
Opponents of the Florida governor are organizing voters still angry
While the Bush Administration's beating of the war drums has drowned out
domestic policy debates that should be shaping competition for control
of Congress, bread-and-butter issues dominate the
It sure smells like imperialism. That's the word historians use when powerful nations grab control of desired resources, be it the gold of the New World or the oil of the Middle East.