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Media Watch, 1
Thursday, October 14, 2004
Jonathan V Last calls the last boring debate 13:5 for Bush, but doesn't quite believe his own score.
To be honest, I was surprised by this tally since the debate felt pretty even while it was in progress. Watching the return of the president's smirk, I would never have guessed that this last debate was rout. So what happened? Bush did a good job of coming back to Kerry's record, and, in what may be the biggest development of the last couple weeks, he finally put the senator's vote against Desert Storm on the table.I'd rather watch a re-run of the Simpsons, unless Bush agreed to ask PJ O'Rourke's questions.
(1) My opponent, Massachusetts senator John Kerry--or, as I like to think of him, Teddy Kennedy with a designated driver . . .Thirteen more equally apposite questions here.