Monday, September 13, 2004

This week's Listener editorial

Gordon Campbell hijacks the editorial column to engage in a lengthy cry of despair because Bush is certain to be re-elected. While I won't be cheerfully counting chickens quite so early, I should note that I wholeheartedly agree with his analysis of what the Democrats' problem is:

In a year when almost anyone could have beaten Bush, the Democrats have succeeded in selecting one of the most unappealing candidates in living memory – a pale, haughty cadaver from the same political mortuary that gave us Michael Dukakis and Walter Mondale in years gone by.