I know, I know. Progressives aren't supposed to take heart when things go badly for the Smirking Chimp lest the Republicans gain a talking point. But what a day! Bush's job approval rating is down to 33 percent -- rapidly approaching Nixon's standing.
For the first time, a majority of Americans believe Democrats are better equipped to fight the "war on terror." The October surprise Democrats were cringing at turned out to be a Cocktober Surprise -- Mastergate -- entangling gay Republican hypocrites, the Christian right and the morally corrupt leadership of the House of Representatives, to whom the only crime is losing power. Eighty percent of Americans believe Republicans would rather cover up sexual predation than protect teenagers.
These numbers in a New York Times poll before the North Koreans fulfilled Bushitler's prophecy of them as part of an axis of evil. Well, if the world has to go to hell in order to loosen the poisonous chokehold of fear, corruption and treason, I'm happily donning an asbestos suit!
Before it's over, the Bushies won't be worried just about North Korea, but North Dakota as well!