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|I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for the Bush administration to rebuild Iraq or New Orleans. These are not the folks you'd call on to create a shining city on a hill. This is a crowd that's more comfortable with the destructive arts -- squandering money, wasting lives and undermining the potential of a great nation like the U.S. Can you imagine what Republican politicians and conservative commentators would be saying if a Democratic president -- say Al Gore or Hillary Clinton -- had compiled exactly the same track record over the past five years as George W. Bush?|
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