The Republican Death Wish?
Glenn Reynolds explores the the Republican Party (led by the Bush administration)'s apparent death wish at Instapundit. No surprise here as I was commenting on some of the same issues recently. When there's no discernible difference between the Republican and Democrat parties, things have pretty much come full circle.
The problem is our politicians inhabit a bubble-world, also frequented by the mainstream media, into which common sense rarely filters. It's up to the blogosphere, talk radio and other alternative media to speak for the American people.