In the Arena

I doubt it

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Broder thinks Bush is about to have a renaissance. And yes, the President did have a pretty good press conference the other day. But he’s having a historically disastrous war. And he had a disgraceful Katrina. And…

Pre-emptive Update: Before the commentariat weighs in with ‘Hey, didn’t you defend Broder last week?’ and ‘Aren’t you being inconsistent?’ Let me just say that just because I respect and admire David, it doesn’t mean I always agree with him…In fact, I’d be hard-pressed to name anyone I always agree with.
My favorite line about that comes from Ed Koch, the former mayor of New York: “If you agree with me on nine out of 12 issues, vote for me. If you agree with me on 12 out of 12 issues, see a psychiatrist.”