August 26, 2004

Veterans For Truth

Imagine what would happen if George Washington came back and ran against George W. Bush. Did he really deserve all those honors? I bet he wasn't even there at Horseheads! And look at how he led his men into terrible danger — on Christmas Eve! — without proper rations or equipment! This man recklessly endangered his comrades: he is Unfit To Command!

Louis Menand has a predictably fine review of the depressing evidence that almost no voters have a coherent idea of what they are voting for, or why.