Mr. Bush's first stop was to Republican country, the Upper Peninsula, and his arrival represented the first time a sitting president has visited Marquette since William Howard Taft did so nearly 100 years ago. Mr. Bush drew a rousing reception from a crowd where many people, holding cameras and small children, said they had waited six hours for tickets.Screw you, Steve, and Bill Walsh too, better known as the San Jose State grad who spent an inordinate amount of time pretending that he went to Stanfurd. Maybe you can persuade the ownership in Detroit to bring Bill in as a shadow figure in the front office. Then you can stink up the NFL together while enjoying all those car-lock-freezing days in "God's country."
"President Bush, welcome to God's country," Steve Mariucci, coach of the Detroit Lions professional football team, said in the sweltering Superior Dome.
Tocqueville sure got the mediocrity part right. As Penelope Houston sang in The Avengers, "It's the American in me/that makes me watch TV."
Sounds like the Cronies' Republic of Marana is still getting a heavy dose out towards the Pinal County line.