I’m still trying to figure out just what these various Bush job approval numbers have to do with the ’06 elections. It’s not that I’m stupid (although that may play a role), it’s just that I’m not a political scientist, number one, and, number two, I’ve seen this country’s penchant for putting incumbents back into office almost without interruption since I drove my little VW bug home from college in a snowstorm to cast my first vote as an ‘adult’ (for Mo Udall) on Super Tuesday 1976.

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