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August 13, 2004

The Official Games of the 43rd U.S. Presidency — (with apologies to the Olympic shooting competition)

Here’s our latest Olympic-inspired Presidential Games icon. It raises the possibility that the siege mentality that grips the country is as much a product of the Bush administration as anything else.

It sounds like the media is (finally) catching on to the idea. Besides the recent front page article in the Washington Post admitting they gave Bush a free pass on the war, Mickey Kaus had a piece this morning on “Day To Day” suggesting that Bush is wearing people out, and that a vote for Kerry is becoming a vote for ending perpetual war.


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