«Against this backdrop [mounting costs in Iraq campaign], President George W. Bush’s approval ratings continue to decline. His current approval rating of 53 percent is down 18 percent from April. And for the first time since the question was initially asked last fall, more registered voters say they would not like to see him re-elected to another term as president (49 percent) than re-elected. Forty-four percent would favor giving Bush a second term; in April, 52 percent backed Bush for a second term and 38 percent did not.»

—Newsweek: When Enough is Enough?

When it becomes trendy for 2-bit standup hacks and latenight talkshow hosts to disparage the Bush Administration as a pack incompetent, crypto-fascists and no-talent ass clowns, remember that some of us have been beating this drum consistantly since the 2000 “election.”

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