More on Why Karl Rove is Conducting a Behind-the-Scenes Campaign To Get Trent Lott to Step Down as Majority Leader; BuzzFlash News Analysis (Dec 2002) - "... That is also why Bush participates in so many photo opportunities with young black school children. It is not to win over black votes; it is to convey the image of a man who cares about minorities to women, suburban males and independents.
Meanwhile, the Democrats don't understand any of this -- so Bush will get the credit for condemning Trent Lott, because none of the Congressional leadership attacked him as vigorously.
The Democrats have the Bush Cartel and Grand Hypocrisy Party (GHP) sins handed to them on a hot plate -- but they're afraid of the heat and drop the platter.
Meanwhile, as the Democrats stay tongue tied out of fear of angering the mythical "Bubba" white male vote, Karl Rove understands exactly where the battle for 2004 will be fought -- and he's winning already."
Here's a format I had been anticipating for a while: D A N G F U N N Y ** P O L I T I C S ** P R E S E N T S: Karl Rove's Strategery Memos