Coward Old Universe…

by Jeremy G.

Eight years is a long time

Posted by Jeremy Ghez on September 11, 2008

Jon Stewart recently made a parallel, on his show Friday, between George W. Bush’s acceptance speech in 2000 and John McCain’s acceptance speech last week. Beyond the legitimate debate regarding the similarities between the two candidates that I mentioned here, I was struck by the extent to which eight years in the White House can physically change a man.

This was Bush in 2000:

This is him today:

Denial is one thing. And inexcusable policy mistakes have been committed. But I still have a hard time believing those who depict Bush as an unaffected, cold man.

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One Response to “Eight years is a long time”

  1. […] drawing the lessons from the Bush Era.  In my opinion, history, only, will provide the best assessment of the Bush presidency.  In the short run, though, odds are against Bush because of the situation in Afghanistan and the […]

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