Brain Scan Needed

We should all be happy when one more person sees the light, the light so brightly burning lo these 6 years, especially someone so responsible for the mess we’re in. If only month brain scans had been taken so we would somehow have a series of images tracing the trajectory of enlightenment. My bet is the ah-hah moment came when Dowd’s son went marching off to the war his dad had helped bring about.

In 1999, Matthew Dowd became a symbol of George W. Bush’s early success at positioning himself as a Republican with Democratic appeal.

A top strategist for the Texas Democrats who was disappointed by the Bill Clinton years, Mr. Dowd was impressed by the pledge of Mr. Bush, then governor of Texas, to bring a spirit of cooperation to Washington. He switched parties, joined Mr. Bush’s political brain trust and dedicated the next six years to getting him to the Oval Office and keeping him there. In 2004, he was appointed the president’s chief campaign strategist.

Looking back, Mr. Dowd now says his faith in Mr. Bush was misplaced.

In a wide-ranging interview here, Mr. Dowd called for a withdrawal from Iraq and expressed his disappointment in Mr. Bush’s leadership.

Loss of Faith

It shows that when faith is lost room appears for the rational …

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