Did you catch George’s talk tonight? I tried to watch. I really did. I just could not take that lying, smirking face for more than 30 seconds at a stretch.
He got to the funny part early…
In a system of two parties, two chambers and two elected branches, there will always be differences and debate. But even tough debates can be conducted in a civil tone, and our differences cannot be allowed to harden into anger. To confront the great issues before us, we must act in a spirit of good will and respect for one another and I will do my part.
That is not the way that Mr. Bush and the radical right wing of the Republican party do business and I’ve not seen any indication that they plan to do business in that manner at any time in the future.
If you are so inclined and you have the stomach for it, you can read the text of the speech here.