Jim Hightower is a national radio commentator, writer, public speaker, and author of the new book, "Swim Against the Current: Even a Dead Fish Can Go With the Flow." (Wiley, March 2008) He publishes the monthly "Hightower Lowdown," co-edited by Phillip Frazer.
f you've ever seen a big washing machine go into its spin cycle, you have some idea of how fast the Bushites are spinning the truth as they try to launder their story on those missing Weapons of Mass Destruction, which they insisted only a year ago that Saddam Hussein had and was prepared to fling at America.
George W has come up with a bold idea that I enthusiastically support. Bush says he wants to go to the moon and to Mars, and I, for one, see no reason not to send him there! Who are we to stand in the way of progress?
It seems like only yesterday that Wall Street, Washington, and the media were insisting that the flaming collapse of Enron was nothing but an extraordinary exception to "the norm" of corporate America's high ethical standards.