Did you watch the debate? Give the President this: he was louder this time and more energetic, and his suit jacket fit better. No lump between his shoulder blades.
And this time, when he came up against that ‘can you name three of your mistakes’ question, he had an answer. Yes, he had made mistakes. Made some bad appointments. Didn’t want to embarrass them on national TV by saying who.
Bill Stosine: ‘Bush’s dodge of the mistakes question is even more revealing, and unflattering, than at first glance. The only thing he pointed to as a mistake was appointments he had made. Which is to say, the only mistake he’s made is that other people are doing a bad job. Even his single ‘mistake’ is someone else’s fault.’
It’s Columbus Day. Take the day off. Go to the movies. See GOING UPRIVER.
Quote of the Day
It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.~Bill Clinton
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