What on Earth did you expect would happen when you handed the keys to a low-IQ, dry-drunk, functional illiterate with narcissistic personality disorder and a raging God complex? Of course there would be fatal collisions, spectacular explosions, and a wake of destruction as far as the eye could see. The real tragedy, though, is that there are millions of innocents out there who've been maimed or killed, you know, the ones who knew it was a terrible idea to let him drive in the first place.
"It's no mystery," said Rep. Thomas M. Davis III (R-Va.). You have a very unhappy electorate, which is no surprise, with oil at $108 a barrel, stocks down a few thousand points, a war in Iraq with no end in sight and a president who is still very, very unpopular. He's just killed the Republican brand."
Stuart Rothenberg, a nonpartisan analyst of congressional politics, said: "The math is against them. The environment is against them. The money is against them. This is one of those cycles that if you're a Republican strategist, you just want to go into the bomb shelter."
Enjoy shopping for those bomb shelters, Republican strategists. Perhaps Lockheed will give you a bulk discount.