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Monday, August 30, 2004

Winston Churchill

I nearly spewed my lunch when I heard a Fox News anchor say that tonight Rudy Giuliani is going to compare Bush to Winston Churchill, the logic being that both men "recognized the preeminent threats of their times" or something like that (John Kerry and the Democrats, meanwhile, are the appeasers like Chamberlain, as Sean Hannity has pointed out helpfully).

Still, I have a hard time imagining Bush accomplishing anything like this. Both men did have drinking problems, I guess, and hopefully Bush can resemble Churchill in another respect when he gets voted out of office.