To kick-start his re-election campaign, President Bush authorized
a series of commercials portraying him as a “strong leader
in times of change.” Strong is probably the right word considering
how offensive I found the commercials.
Since there were no WMDs in Iraq, no good news about the economy,
a high unemployment rate and no sign of things getting better,
Bush chose to celebrate the crowning victory of his four years
in office: September 11.
Unforgivable at best, the commercials splice images of the President
against those of firefighters and Ground Zero. Evoking 9/11 and
the possibility of future attacks, Bush's message is clear —
vote for me, y’all, or the “evil-doers” will
come and get ya!
George W. Bush must get on his knees and thank God, every day
for Sept. 11 — it gave his presidency the direction it needed
and temporarily stalled jokes about his pathetic intellect and
embarrassing communication skills.
Bled by the Bush Administration for political gain, Sept. 11 now
lays drained of its sanctity. Having piggybacked it to death,
W. hopes to ride this pony past Kerry in November.
I will not stand for such disrespect of a national tragedy. Neither