Mandate, my ass. As I said in comments on someone's blog this morning: "you can take your f***in' mandate and go Cheney yourself with it."
For a slightly less emotional take on what Bush means by his appeal, go read Maureen Dowd.
W. doesn't see division as a danger. He sees it as a wingman.Hey, I did say it was slightly less emotional...
The president got re-elected by dividing the country along fault lines of fear, intolerance, ignorance and religious rule. He doesn't want to heal rifts; he wants to bring any riffraff who disagree to heel.