Archive for March 27th, 2004

The Bush revenge brigade hits the SCLM

While we found a better permalink to this article on the Guardian, a UK paper, it showed up on our Excite feed. In Newsview: Cross Bush, Face Payback:

But Bush and his chief political adviser, Karl Rove, are essentially following the same game plan that the late Lee Atwater – an early political mentor of Rove’s – used to get the first President Bush elected in 1988: define and undercut an opponent early with a fusillade of negative attacks.

“This team is tough. You cross them and they go after you and raise questions about you and your credibility rather than what you have to say,” said Thomas Mann, a scholar with the Brookings Institution.

Read more on the Justice Log, 3/27/2004 06:22 PM (and on Daily Kos)


Ed. Note: The Kos post included a poll:
Is ShrubCo done for?

  • 24% (15 votes): Yeah, and it’s about time! The truth and they think it’s hell…
  • 41% (26 votes): Not dead yet…
  • 33% (21 votes): They’ve just begun to fight.

Total: 62 votes

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