Originally Posted by talaniman
Scot, you hit the nail on the head! If the war in Iraq had not been going on some of his other policy would have come under closer scrutiny and in my opinion exposed his lack of a domestic policy and his pandering to interest groups with his energy bill. Would his ratings been so high without the war? I doubt it!
Which begs the question. Was one of the reasons why the war was started, especially when it was, to provide impetus to his re-election?