I love it when Bush or someone else in the White House says “We’re not going to let polls drive policy.” I especially like it when they tack on “Clinton did that, and that’s not the way we do things.”
OK, if the will of the American people isn’t going to drive policy… what is?
President Bush understands there is growing U.S. concern over his handling of the Iraq war but will not rely on polls to determine when to withdraw troops, his spokesman said Sunday.
First we have to check with our most generous corporate contributors and see what their opinions are. Then we’ll get back to you.