Can we do the election over again?

Carpetbagger Steve Benen just can't help but check in on Bush's campaign promises. You just wouldn't believe it: "It seems like ancient history, but the 2004 presidential election wasn't that long ago. It was even recent enough for me to remember some of the things voters were told.

"For example, Bush-Cheney '04 told us that we couldn't vote for Kerry or we'd see an increase in government spending. As it turns out…

...

"Or if we voted for Kerry, it might lead to bilateral negotiations between the United States and North Korea. As luck would have it…

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"Or if Kerry were president, we might have an administration that doesn't fully appreciate what the 'war on terror' actually means. Oh wait…" (Carpetbagger)

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