Bolton Nomination Looks Dead. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Richard Lugar abruptly pulls the plug on today's scheduled vote on John Bolton.
Southern Women Turning On Bush: “Worst President Since Ulysses S. Grant” "I think history will show him to be the worst president since Ulysses S. Grant," said Barbara Knight, a self-described Republican since birth and the mother of three. "He's been an embarrassment." In the heart of Dixie, comparisons to Grant, a symbol of the Union, are the worst sort of insult.
Bush admits existence of secret prisons, plans to transfer prisoners to Gitmo for legalized torture or perhaps taking some of ‘em on the campaign trail… Alex has the Reader’s Digest version of Tuesday’s recitation of buzzwords.
Quote of the week: Bush, in an Oval Office interview with Katie Couric, “The hardest part of my job is to connect Iraq to the war on terror....” (video and transcript)
Bush's Latest Nominee: Clay Aiken For Intellectual Disabilities Committee... (LSB: You can’t just make this stuff up!)