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February 6, 2005
Bush the Salesman

Mark Leibovich puts the Bush Social Security pitch in perspective. It's a sales pitch, using all the manipulative techniques of the sales industry.

It's interesting that according to surveys, the least trusted profession in America is "national politician" followed closely by "car salesman." Maybe they should just merge the categories.

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Good for you, Anthony. You now have your criticism of Bush in the proper metaphorical context.