Curse of '73
Ken "the talking point action figure" Mehlman was on with Wolf yesterday, and spun his usual web of nonsense. He was faced with republicans attacking president Bush over his role in Virgina. (transcript)
BLITZER: Look at this headline that was in today's -- right over there -- in today's "Washington Times." "Bush 'sank' GOP in Virginia" written by David Albo, who says, "We know that George Bush is just killing us. His popularity just brought the ticket down. There's no other way to explain it."
MEHLMAN: Look, the fact is, one thing we know about the Virginia election, and that is in Virginia elections, the curse of 1973 continues. 1973 was the last time that the White House party won the governor's race. Every election after that -- in the 2001 election, the president hat 90 percent approval and we lost