"Given the complete devastating failure of the Bush administration in almost every possible area" [“Page Two
,” May 16].
Excuse me, Mr. Black, but your perception of the Bush/Cheney administration as a devastating failure fails to address their major successes.
1) Cut the taxes of the very wealthy, a significant win in the "class" war.
2) Made executive power the Viagra-crazed gorilla in the bedroom of political America that "responsible" journalists seem to not want to talk about.
3) Managed to put upward of 200,000 American (private and public) boots on the ground in the Middle East. A rather grand achievement, for whatever reason.
The only issue they failed on was privatizing Social Security, and that was more than likely because the tech bust scared the living bejesus out of the general population.