The thought process here resonates very closely with mine, with one exception: I am planning to revert to the habit this fall [via blogdex].
If you're looking for reasons to be disgusted with George W. Bush, here are the top 10:...
10. He's making me root for John Kerry.
I haven't voted for a major party's presidential candidate since 1988, and I have no plans to revert to the habit this year....
Yet I find myself hoping the guy wins. Not because I'm sure he'll be better than the current executive, but because the incumbent so richly deserves to be punished at the polls. Making me root for a sanctimonious statist blowhard like Kerry isn't the worst thing Bush has done to the country. But it's the offense that I take most personally.
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