Re: Bush's Blunder by Keith Olbermann of MSNBC on "Dead Certain" Robert Draper.
Here is Olbermann of MSNBC Comment on Pres. Bush's Views on Vietnam.
Sad, insane or sick?
--- In UnboundedEducation@yahoogroups.com, "baypointmike" <baypointmike@...> wrote:
> Bush's Blunder
> 9/12/2007 at 3:08 PM PDT
> A single, telling quote in Robert Draper's new book, Dead Certain, there
> is one quote that tells us in very succinct terms what Bush's Iraq
> strategy is:
> "I'm playing for October/November, to get us in a position where the
> presidential candidates will become comfortable about sustaining a
> I've often wondered how Bush expected to extend his policies beyond his
> immediate White House influence, short of declaring martial law. I
> don't think that option is any less likely than when I posted "This is
> the Blog I Promised", but this insight into Bush's machinations
> highlights another possibility. Bush is manipulating the press, the
> public, the troops, the Generals and, most importantly, the Candidates,
> into becoming more pliant, more cooperative, more sympathetic to his
> And THAT, dear friends, is why candidates like Dennis Kucinich are being
> marginalized in this race: Bush knows Dennis will never be bought,
> never be swayed, never be fooled. And that makes him dangerous. If you
> don't already love Keith Olbermann of MSNBC as much as I do, you will
> after seeing this Countdown segment, in which he expresses his thoughts
> on Bush's appalling quote.
> Watch it, then send it to all the candidates. Your congressmen too.
> Your friends (and your enemies). When, oh when, will we be rid of this