Skip to comments.Bush will prevail -- Americans are smart enough not to buy Democrats' rants
Posted on 10/26/2004 4:52:06 AM PDT by Clive
HOUSTON --This state really is the heartbeat of America, just as Alberta is the heartbeat of Canada.
Trouble is, the Democrats here recognize Texas' economic vitality and moral values no more than the Liberals recognize Alberta's economic vitality and moral values.
That's why both Democrats and Liberals respectively demean Texas and Alberta at every opportunity.
We threaten their amoral way of life.
The Democrats try to paint a caricature of President George W. Bush in much the same way the Liberals did of Preston Manning, Stockwell Day and Stephen Harper.
Jean Chretien's and Paul Martin's slurs against Manning, Day and Harper worked in Canada, but Americans are a little more politically sophisticated. Sure, Bill Clinton sold them a bill of goods for two terms, but even Democrats daren't slur Ronald Reagan, the greatest American president since Harry Truman, incidentally, a right-wing Democrat.
Still, the Democrats like to paint Bush as a fool, which, if you think about it, is pretty hard to do to a man who got a degree from Yale University in 1968, served in the Texas National Guard as a jetfighter pilot from 1968-70, and then got a degree from Harvard University in 1975.
No matter what your father did for a living, you can't buy degrees from these universities.
Further evidence that the Lib-Left is running an unconscionable smear campaign against Bush is that at Yale, he was elected president of his fraternity, Delta Kappa Epsilon, and in the national guard attained the rank of lieutenant.
It's true, Bush fumbled his way through two TV debates in the current campaign, which is hard to explain, since on the stump, Bush gives better speeches day after day.
Don't forget, this is the man who beat former Texas governor Ann Richards in TV debates -- and votes -- in 1994.
Now, anyone who has seen Richards perform, or on Larry King Live, knows this feisty old dame is no easy mark. She's as tough as nails, and as an attractive a candidate as you could possibly get, yet Bush beat her hands down.
That's why he's president of the U.S. today.
Also, why he'll still be president of the U.S. on Nov. 3 and be inaugurated for a second term next year.
Look, too, at vice-president, Dick Cheney, a successful businessman, who made his personal fortune honourably, while would-be vice-president John Edwards is a class action lawyer suing anyone he could, so long as he got a big share of the settlement in his own bank account.
Who is a better choice for vice-president, a sharp, self-serving lawyer, or a proven and steady leader like Dick Cheney?
Remember, too, the last lawyer in the White House was so dishonest he had to "voluntarily" hand over his licence to practice to avoid being disbarred.
Even Richard Nixon, a much maligned man, never had to do that. Despite Liberal slurs, Nixon's hands were clean.
Kerry, in my opinion a political charlatan -- or chameleon, if you want to be nicer -- was one of 14 senators to vote against the defence of marriage bill, while proclaiming to be a Roman Catholic. He also voted against more funding for the military, while proclaiming himself a war hero.
War hero? He "won" five medals spending only four months in Vietnam.
What kind of medals are these?
One guesses the kind you get in breakfast cereal boxes.
Which is likely why he pretended to throw them away after he became an anti-Vietnam veteran.
But that was when it was popular to be anti-Vietnam.
Now it's popular to be pro-Vietnam -- or a Vietnam war hero -- so that's what he is again.
The Democrats rail against Bush's service in the Texas National Guard. They suggest that, unlike Kerry, he pulled strings to avoid service in Vietnam, but ignore their own draft-dodger, the skirt-chasing Clinton.
This disgraced president hid out in Britain on a Rhodes Scholarship during the Vietnam war.
What hypocrisy these Democrats and Lib-Lefters have.
The Lib-Left try to make us forget Bush actually volunteered for service in Vietnam as a fighter pilot, (a hazardous task, just ask Senator John McCain,) but was turned down.
He'd served his time.
Yet truth must be blurred in this campaign.
The dark shadows of Kerry's life must be protected.
Actually their rants are very effective. Just listen to normal people repeat these montras even after they have been proven false. Bush stole the election. Voters where disenfranchised. The MSM has been very effective at covering up these issues for the Dems.
Also, I believe the speed of the internet and talk radio will, in this remaining week, supercharge all the scandals simmering below the surface- in ways the Kerry camp can't counter in time.
It will be "interesting..."
Liberals will never understand the conservative connection to our President. I'm not real sure I can put it into words myself.
***Still, the Democrats like to paint Bush as a fool, which, if you think about it, is pretty hard to do to a man who got a degree from Yale University in 1968, served in
the Texas National Guard as a jetfighter pilot from 1968-70, and then got a degree from Harvard University in 1975. ***
What a great post; i've spent a good deal of time in both cities, and this article is squarely on the mark.
I can testify that Houston contains more fine people per square mile than just about any other city. (Excluding the Montrose area; those folks there more or less didn't have the traditional 'Dad' growing up, and it really really shows...)
Calgary - it's just flat out great.
Liberalism and PC is pervasive in our schools....our society is slowly secumbing to the "big lie"...hence the reflection at the polls...in another few years it will be impossible to elect a conservative president...and the left senses this...and smells blood.
Indeed they do!
I am beginning to love some of them Canadians again. I dare not think it is only the middle of Canada.
This was an excellent synopsis/review of what the Liberal party did to the Conservatives (up here in Canada) this past summer -- and what the Democrats hope to do in less than a week. Paul Martin (Liberal MP here in Canada) was WAY behind Harper (Conservative) in the polls....right up to a week or so before the election....then Martin threw everything he could at Harper -- slandering him and his position on issues left and right....the Liberals won because they FRIGHTENED the Canadian electorate into voting AGAINST Harper and for them (the Liberals)....look for a repeat of this strategy by the Dems....they're doing it right now: "throwing senior citizens" out on the street", "reforming Social Security", "dirty air", "dirty water", etc....the Liberals and Dems operate from the same playbook -- always have....
The greatest President since Coolidge, IMO.
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