bush (non-)credibility watch
P.L.A. has a must-read post about the erosion of Bush's credibility. It points out the encouraging development that while stories questiong Bush's feeble credibility -- and even outright whoppers -- were difficult to sell to editors stll drinking the "straight shooter" Kool-Aid, holding Bush accountable for his statments is now firmly in the public agenda. And, of course, that isn't good news for Bush.
Update: Talking Points Memo has more of the same: "The disquieting fact is that these whoppers aren't even getting reported any more because it's become a given among reporters and editors that most of what the president is saying on this subject has little connection to anything that's actually going on. And the two keep diverging more and more. It's almost as if the shakier the evidence gets the more certain he becomes about what the evidence was supposed to prove."