Wednesday, November 24, 2004

GOP Rebellion In The House

A little rebellion in the House
November 24, 2004
© 2004 Creators Syndicate, Inc.

Since his 51 percent victory on Nov. 2, President Bush has been acting like an imperial president in the FDR tradition.

He has retired six Cabinet officers, replaced three with White House staffers, effected the recapture of Fallujah, begun cleaning out State and the CIA, and let Mexican President Fox know that his guest-worker/amnesty plan to legalize Mexican illegal aliens will be pushed and passed in Congress in the new year.

But Saturday night, as he was in Chile telling the world that China, Russia, South Korea and Japan were on board to pressure North Korea back to talks on its nuclear program, a rebellion erupted back home. Bush was handed a stinging defeat by his own House Republicans. continue

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