Thursday, June 7

There is already a book out on so-called Bush Speak. It is not about how Bush mangles words, but is "meant to shed some light on the propaganda of our time." The author, Mark Crispin Miller, on the biggest misconception people have about Bush: "That he's a moron -- and a benign moron at that. Although Bush is indeed illiterate, bone-ignorant and generally illogical, he's not a cretin. At the nastier kind of politics, he is extraordinarily shrewd." We should pay attention. Read here, from our friends at AlterNet.