The Bush TV address

Who was that guy who gave the speech a couple minutes after 9 PM Eastern? He seems vaguely familiar. Oh yeah, that's the President with the 26% approval ratings who has almost disappeared from the national scene in the past year.He reappeared tonight under unhappy circumstances, but to his credit he closed out a solid B plus performance by stating something that seems rather unfamiliar to both Barack Obama and John McCain: that "capitalism is the best system ever devised... this country is  the best place in the world to invest and do business... we have the ability to  absorb shocks, adjust and bounce back...  together we will show the world once again what kind of country America is." In the 12 minutes prior to that strong close, he did a better job of summing up what is going on and how it affects the average American better than the entire sound byte product of the past three days from Washington.  Whether or not the plan is a good one, what the...(Read Full Post)