Bush Supporters Are Not Shrill
How, a correspondent asks, have Bush supporters avoided falling into shrill unholy madness and
joining the Ancient and Hermetic Order of the Shrill?
Ron Suskind gave us the answer last weekend in the New York Times Magazine. They have done
so by denying the very order of reality. For example, of Bush supporters:
Pandagon: The 20 Second Entry That Explains The Whole Election:
-75% believe Iraq was providing substantial support to al Qaeda.
-74% believe Bush favors including labor and environmental standards in agreements on trade.
-72% believe Iraq had WMD or a program to develop them.
-72% believe Bush supports the treaty banning landmines.
-69% believe Bush supports the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty.
-61% believe if Bush knew there were no WMD he would not have gone to war.
-60% believe most experts believe Iraq was providing substantial support to al Qaeda.
-58% believe the Duelfer report concluded that Iraq had either WMD or a major program to develop them.
-57% believe that the majority of people in the world would prefer to see Bush reelected.
-56% believe most experts think Iraq had WMD.
-55% believe the 9/11 report concluded Iraq was providing substantial support to al Qaeda.
-51% believe Bush supports the Kyoto treaty.
-20% believe Iraq was directly involved in 9/11.