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Presstitutes Donating Member (200 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-03-05 11:51 AM
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More On Pre$$titutes And Polls: Terrorist Strike A Plus For Bush?

In addition to the use of polls to cement pro-Bush memes, another egregious Pre$$titional practice is to look for Bush's poll-related silver lining in a range of events.

From terrorist attacks to the nomination of Supreme Court judges, from hurricanes to employment numbers, one of the first questions raised by Pre$$titutes is "how will this help Bush's approval rating?" Not "how will this affect the American people?"

The most insulting to our collective intelligence is the notion that a terrorist strike would HELP Bush. Since Bush's post-9/11 poll spike, the 'positive' association between Bush and terror has been pounded into our skulls with Pavlovian perseverance.

The expected result: "Government terrorist warnings boost President Bush's approval ratings, a Cornell sociologist finds."

So let's get this straight, the man who presided over the worst terrorist attack on American soil ever, the man who has created a vibrant terrorist recruiting camp in the Middle East, the man who has failed to capture the world's most-wanted terrorist, the man who has seen a surge in terrorism on his watch, benefits from a terrorist attack??

Sounds bizarre, but in the world of Pre$$titutes, anything is possible.
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