Over the last several months, Dean and Clark have been the major candidates who regularly talk as if this coming election were something other than another humdrum exercise of donkeys versus elephants. They've been the guys who talk as if this Administration really is a threat to our future, not just as a piece of speechmaking boilerplate, but rather a threat to the basic quality of your life just a few years from now. [Emphasis original.]
What a load of unadulterated horse exhaust. The basic threat to the quality of my life in the next few years is the simple fact that the American worker has priced himself out of the global marketplace, and that is coming home to roost. There's nothing that an Administration can do that will not make the problem worse. Bush is smart enough to realize that. Yes, it's going to be painful, and as an underemployed IT professional, I feel that pain as much as anyone - but you can't stop the trend by legislation any more than you can stop the tide by passing a law against it.
I voted for Bush in 2000, and will do so again this November. None of the Democrats running give me the feeling that they understand that business is what drives the economy.