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May 4, 2004 2:01 pm

Good George Will Column

“Being steadfast in defense of carefully considered convictions is a virtue. Being blankly incapable of distinguishing cherished hopes from disappointing facts, or of reassessing comforting doctrines in face of contrary evidence, is a crippling political vice.”

This is one of the killer lines from George Will’s excellent column about George Bush today in the Washington Post. I recommend it.

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Michael Meo - 5/5/2004

in October 2001, when Dubya was delivering these very lines? Where was he in October 2002, when Dubya was using that very bombast to drum up an unnecessary war?

Now that it's obvious that Dubya's a few shades short of blooming idiocy, the pompous George Will tells us what "will not do." Indeed.