George W. Bush saved the economy almost exactly the same way he caught bin Laden.
Yesterday should have been Mitt Romney’s day.
He’d won Illinois handily. And then he received the endorsement from Gallant to George W.’s Goofus—Jeb Bush. Then, you know: the Etch A Sketch thing.
Comic John Fugelsang asked Romney advisor Eric Fehrnstrom if Mitt had moved too far to right. Fehrnstrom then compared his boss to to a device that constantly erases itself. This was a flub, a real Washington gaffe in that someone accidentally told the truth.
As Jonathan Chait tweeted: “Political cynicism is smart.…