“You cannot simply stick your finger up in the wind and say, ‘gee, public opinion’s against. We better quit’,”
Bannerman believes that Dick Cheney would be singing a different tune, were his boss’s administration half-way through it’s first term, instead of half-way through it’s second, and final term. This dismissal of public opinion, blatant and arrogant as it is, merely serves to highlight the complete and utter disregard the Bush administration holds for the American electorate. This is a sign of current Yankee politics. “Oh well……we’re fucked come the end of this term, so to hell with them all.”
Bannerman believes the Bush administration is indeed holding up a finger to public opinion.