I wonder... Why are policy failures of Bill Clinton and his administration summarily explained away with the 'he tried' excuse, but President Bush's setbacks are assailed as abject blunders. Makes you say ...hmmmmm! Anyway...as long as it last...Sen. McClain seems to be back on the team telling the unvarnished truth.
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. Republican Sen. John McCain on Tuesday accused former President Clinton, the husband of his potential 2008 White House rival, of failing to act in the 1990s to stop North Korea from developing nuclear weapons.
"I would remind Senator (Hillary) Clinton and other Democrats critical of the Bush administration's policies that the framework agreement her husband's administration negotiated was a failure," McCain said at a news conference after a campaign appearance for Republican Senate candidate Mike Bouchard.
For the funny side of the Clinton Administrations' attempts to appease the North Koreans...
This Washington Post article quotes Bill Clinton on politics:
“All of this is a head game, you know. . . . All great contests are head games.
But Yogi Berra got the strategic math more accurately when he said:
Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical.
A strategic position exists both in the physical world and the mental world. Though you must think to grow rich, the ninety percent that is mental doesn’t depend alone on what you think. And at least fifty percent of what other people think is judged on physical reality. Strategy applies to all situations where you must foresee others’ actions correctly in order to take the correct actions yourself. If you fail to get the mental picture right, the physical mistakes soon follow.
Clinton is right judging the political mistakes of Democrats as largely mental. They consistently misjudge the electorate, no by a lot, but just by enough to keep them out of power. The recent Fol…
In a new ad, Lt. Governor Mark Taylor(D) claims that Gov. Sonny Perdue cut educational instruction by One billion dollars. Now... When I first heard this figure something just didn't ring quite true. Well, as the ole saying goes..."time always tells" and this time it apparently shows Mark Taylor has no problem dealing in half-truths to mislead the citizens of Georgia when he has something to gain.
Fact: Governor Perdue's Administration has increased the Educational budget of Georgia by $6 billion to $7 billion dollars since taking office. Source: Atlanta Journal - Constitution
The Good News: Mark Taylor's misleading accusations appear to be falling on deaf ears. Check out the latest Rasmussen Reports poll on the race...
Perdue has a 53% to 39% advantage over Taylor in the latest Rasmussen Reports election poll in Georgia. That's not much different that our last poll before Taylor's primary victory. As if a 14-point lead wasn't enough, Perdue began the …
The watchdog group that first provided the FBI with suspicious e-mails from then-Rep. Mark Foley (R-Fla.) said yesterday that FBI and Justice Department officials are attempting to cover up their inaction in the case by making false claims about the group.Law enforcement officials said the allegations by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) are without merit, and they stood by allegations that the group had refused to provide some information to the FBI.
Since Democrats are so inclined to short memories and quick tempers, let's look at the top ten sex scandals involving the other party....
10. Sen. Daniel Inouye. The 82-year-old Hawaii Democrat was accused in the 1990s by numerous women of sexual harassment. Democrats cast doubt on the allegations and the Senate Ethics Committee dropped its investigation.
9. Former Rep. Gus Savage. The Illinois Democrat was accused of fondling a Peace Corps volunteer in 1989 while on a trip to Africa. The House Ethics Committee decided against disciplinary action in 1990.
8. Rep. Barney Frank. The outspoken Massachusetts Democrat hired a male prostitute who ran a prostitution service from Frank’s residence in the 1980s. Only two Democrats in the House of Representatives voted to censure him in 1990.
7. Former Sen. Brock Adams. The late Washington Democrat was forced to stop campaigning after numerous accusations of drugging, assault and rape, the first surfacing in 1988.