All the more devastating for being mildly supportive of the general project. Loved this line about Bush's alleged transformation of conservatism:

Gerson has the air of a horse trader talking as fast as possible in the hopes the audience won't notice that the animal he's selling has already expired.

It's just pining for left-liberalism's fjords.

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