george w. bush

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The Psychology of Politics

In 2003, President Bush declared that the U.S was going to invade Iraq due to a growing suspicion that Saddam Hussein was developing weapons of mass destruction. The debate as to whether or not Iraq had WMDs was highly controversial, as it incited a 15-month long investigation organized by the CIA and the Pentagon. On … Continue reading

The thing about mandates (and why Obama has one)

Okay, let’s get one thing straight: last week’s election was not that close. The election results were in before 11:30, much sooner than anyone expected. In fact, it was over quicker than Obama’s landslide win in ’08, by a minute. I think political analyst Charlie Cook said it best: “It’s certainly true that 51 percent (rounding up from 50.5) to … Continue reading

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