What the Hell is Wrong with the USA?
by ypsilanti, Tue Nov 09, 2004 at 06:46:37 AM EST
A new Associated Press has shown that despite President Bush's victory last week, the majority of voters disagree with major portions of Bush's priorities for the next four years. The vast majority said Bush should cut the country's enormous deficit rather than slash taxes. The majority also said they back the nomination of Supreme Court judges who would preserve abortion rights. And more than a quarter of the voters polled said Iraq should be the country's top priority. Only 2 percent said reforming the country's tax code was a top priority. For the past week backers of the Bush administration have attempted to describe last week's election as a major victory for Bush that gave the president a political mandate. In fact, it was one of the closest presidential races of the past century. The election would have turned if only 70,000 Bush supporters in Ohio had switched to John Kerry. Bush won by 24 electoral votes, the second closest electoral margin since 1916. Only the 2000 race was closer. And while losing, John Kerry received more votes than any previous winning presidential candidate ever has - including Presidents Clinton and Reagan.
is this Republicans saying "maybe we screwed up"?
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