Thursday, November 4

Bumpy Ride, Indeed

The message from the white house is mandate.

Bush: "You ask, do I feel free? Let me put it to you this way. I earned capital in the campaign, political capital, and now I intend to spend it. It is my style. That's what happened in -- after the 2000 election. I earned some capital. I've earned capital in this election, and I'm going to spend it for -- for what -- what I told the people I'd spend it on, which is -- you've heard the agenda -- Social Security and tax reform, moving this economy forward, education, fighting and winning the war on terror."

Scott McClellan: "The American people spoke clearly about the agenda they want for the next four years."

VP Dick "Dick" Cheney: "President Bush ran forthrightly on a clear agenda for this nation's future, and the nation responded by giving him a mandate."

Oy, vey.

To quote my lovely bride, "You know where we are now, jerky? We're fucked."

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