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Tilting at Windmills

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February 8, 2004
By: Kevin Drum

THE 2004 CAMPAIGN....Meet the Press was a dull affair. It's not that Russert asked especially bad (or good) questions, just that Bush's responses were uniformly labored and uninteresting. He sounded like he was addressing a class of sixth graders.

But note Bush's answer about what he thought the biggest issue in the upcoming campaign would be:

Who can properly use American power in a way to make the world a better place.

That's it, baby. This campaign is going to be all about terrorism, Iraq, and national security, 24/7. Democrats better be prepared, and better not kid themselves into thinking that a sputtering economy by itself will be enough to win on.

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