If in 2002 I had written that by 2007 Democrats would be singing Ashcroft's praises as a man of integrity and sound temperament, I would have been laughed out of the room. Right now, predicting a rehabilitation of George W. Bush elicits similar guffaws from the crowd. But the fact is if Ashcroft can be rehabilitated, anyone can.
Oh, Pantload, were you to enter a room the first thing I would do is unleash a bug-bomb. We don't need you physically in our presence to laugh at you.
How are those Iraq predictions working out?