JON CHAIT WATCH….When we last left him, Jon Chait was explaining the roots of George Bush’s governing philosophy:
Bush’s [domestic] political successes all have three main elements in common….The first is massive partisan discipline…. Element No. 2 is massive giveaways to well-organized lobbies…. The third element is ? how should I put it? ? lying.
So how’s he doing with Hurricane Katrina? Let’s take it by the numbers:
It looks like Karl Rove has recovered from his kidney stone surgery and is back in the saddle. From here on out, it should be smooth sailing.