A while back, October 16th of 2003 to be exact, a faithful minion of the falacious pRezdint Bu$h chose to stick his neck out with a long list of reasons why the Democrats weren't going to win in 2004. It's obvious that he was ignoring a whole Internet library full of factual information in making his prognostication, for many of the advantages touted by this web p(o)undit wannabe are the very weapons used to attack Hiz Leedur$lip.
As I just LOVE sticking pins into such pompously-inflated predictions, I thought that this would be a good time to indulge myself. I'll just let him lead.
If you are a Democrat, then this column is for you. The Democratic candidate will lose next year. Why can such a rash and bold prediction be made? How can I be so certain of a Democratic loss? Well there are several reasons for the confidence that President Bush will win re-election in November 2004. First of all is the economy, it is getting better. And with increasingly good news about our economy, the president, in this case George W. Bush, will increasingly get credit. This is not promising news for the Democratic wannabes.
Now, I'll let the recent headlines from this week do the responding.
Saddam Hussein is gone from power in Iraq and that nation is being rebuilt. Again despite the negative press our efforts in Iraq are moving along and improving the conditions there on a daily basis. Now the Democratic candidates surely does not want us to understand what is really happening in Iraq: schools are running, Iraqi police are now enforcing law and order, water and power are up and running. Saddamís sons are dead and the people he terrorized are now free. And the really bad news for the Democrats is this; a recent poll showed two-thirds of Iraqis see a brighter future now. All of this is very bad news for any Democratic candidate.
And this is the third reason Bush will win in 2004. Sad as it is to say, good news for our economy, good news for our troops, good news in the war on terror, is all bad news for the Democrats. The Democratic Party is about negatives, not positives. They have become a party of pessimism, and a party, which puts Americaís interest below their need for power.
Now for the final reason the Democrats are doomed to fall on their faces in 2004. Their party - and yours if you are a Democrat - have ceased to be a party with any message. Instead the Democratic Party is now a party which just attacks Republicans, demonizes itís opponents, and tries to scare people into voting for their candidates. Instead all we hear are the same tired big spending, big taxing, race baiting, Republican bashing rhetoric we have been hearing for years now. A political party, which is completely devoid of any message or plans, is going to fail miserably. And certainly this describes the current state of the Democratic Party in America.
The candidates have shown their lack of ideas repeatedly in their speeches and debates. John Kerry can only keep reminding everyone who will listen that he served in Vietnam ignoring the fact he has continually voted to slash defense spending.
*****Bu$h On Lt. Kerry's Military Service August 2004*****
So sorry my Democratic friends there is no hope in 2004. Not with these candidates, not with their lack of ideas, not with their message of doom and gloom, not with America winning the war on terror, and not with the economy improving. So get used to a Republican president and wait for 2008. Listen to the message from the candidates for President. There are no plans for helping America or fixing any of its problems.
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