Sunny Days in Heaven
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Tuesday, September 07, 2004  

The Games People Play

"The real distinction . . . is that, at the core, he is a very weak man. He projects himself as incredibly strong, but behind closed doors he is incapable of saying no to his biggest financial supporters and his coalition . . . He's been shockingly malleable . . . He was too weak to resist it.

I think his weakness is a moral weakness. I think he is a bully, and like all bullies, he's a coward when confronted with a force that he's fearful of. His reaction to the extravagant and unbelievably selfish wish list of the wealthy . . . is obsequious. The degree of obsequiousness that is involved in saying 'yes, yes, yes, yes, yes' to whatever these people want, no matter the damage and harm done . . .that can only come from genuine moral cowardice."

(His) failures have been so spectacular . . . The evidence of deceit, miscalculation, have combined to produce in the minds of a lot of people a growing conviction that it's really not good ..."

Who said this? Al Gore about George Bush. This is classic Projection. Gore is giving one of the best descriptions about himself (and/or Bill Clinton) you will find.

One of the interesting qualities of George W. Bush is that he doesn't engage in this kind activity. I believe his Christian committment leads him to put aside these kinds of speculations on others' character in this manner.

In fact, it's rather girlish of Gore to get catty and psuedo-analytical in this manner. Junior High girls stand around speculating and judging others in this vein.

I altered the quotes to remove obvious references to Bush, but otherwise, this is how Gore thinks these days, and it's just pathetic. Oh, yes, he believes kerry will win by a goodly margin, "my own prediction is that in the end it's probably not going to be that close."

"Also, the Republican right wing has launched a kind of civil cold war in a very ruthless fashion."

Again, it is the Left which is making a relentless attack on American values and traditions, but I guess when you don't get power and your Utopia right now, it means that the resistance to you is evil and unabating.

posted by Mark Butterworth | 1:17 PM |