Thursday, August 19, 2004
Taking on water...
Not-Too-Swift Boaters not looking too good and sucking George W. Bush down with them.
Records show that the group received the bulk of its initial financing from two men with ties to the president and his family - one a longtime political associate of Mr. Rove's, the other a trustee of the foundation for Mr. Bush's father's presidential library. A Texas publicist who once helped prepare Mr. Bush's father for his debate when he was running for vice president provided them with strategic advice. And the group's television commercial was produced by the same team that made the devastating ad mocking Michael S. Dukakis in an oversized tank helmet when he and Mr. Bush's father faced off in the 1988 presidential election.
Go read the article.
Unless, of course, you want to go watch the professor flail around in his dinghy shouting "Cambodia! Cambodia!".