An excerpt from a column written by Mark Monford for To read the full article go to the link at the bottom.

It is now becoming increasingly easy to actually dare to think that, in less than 9 month’s time, Dubya will begin packing his bags, jamming into his Spongebob duffel his map of the world coloring book, English-to-English translation dictionaries, mangled pocket edition of the U.S. Constitution, Bibleman action figure set and a “Mission Accomplished!” sweatshirt, and heading off to face his destiny as one of the bleakest, most morally repellent chapters in all of American history.

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You think maybe it’s too soon? Too early to let the tingle of positivism and hope take hold? Far from it. After all, the signs of decay and utter GOP desperation keep pouring in. For example, it has now been officially recorded in history what everyone already knows: Bush is nearly exactly as unpopular as Richard Nixon was at his lowest point, and no president in history has had as long a streak at the bottom of the job-approval rankings as Dubya. Heckuva job, Bushie!

But why write this column now, so far in advance of Bush’s limp-tailed departure? Simple enough: Because it will take a full 9 months to get ready.


” Sure, the system is corrupt and lopsided and full of backstabbing and backslapping and back-room deal-making. So what? Has been since the first cavemen voted to see who gets to run the mammoth hunt.

Mark your calendar. Set your ringtone. Take a deep breath, feel the wave build, and then dive the hell in. Right now, it’s the only option that really matters.

Bush Death Watch: Countdown! / It’s official: Less than one year until history slaps Dubya to the curb. Can you feel the tingle?

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