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Friday, September 03, 2004

Thus Spake Bush


So Bush did his thing. Did you watch? I feel asleep after about 30 minutes and when I woke up Charlie Rose was on.

If you missed it you can click here and read the full text.

Click here to read an interesting Op-Ed that tries to explain President Bush's appeal and analyze the rhetoric of the convention from a literary prospective. The author does an interesting thing, arguing that the cowboy myth which captivates so many Americans (Look at the hundreds of delegates wearing cowboy hats) informs Bush's public persona.