Three More Years of BushPlay
It is a cold and lonely moment in the presidency of George W. Bush, and winter hasn't even officially begun yet. His standing in the polls is at an all-time low and Americans give plenty of reasons for their dissatisfaction: a grinding war, huge deficits, White House scandal, and swooning confidence in the president's integrity and effectiveness.
In another time, a president might cut taxes and rev up spending for a bump in the polls, but George Bush has already done both, big-time. Now, urgent issues face the nation, at the same time that a presidency, at least for now, seems to have stalled.
Hear about three more years of George W. Bush, and what they mean for the country at a moment of great challenge.
Hendrik Hertzberg, political essayist for The New Yorker magazine
Stephen Hayes, senior writer for The Weekly Standard and author, "The Connection: How Al Qaeda's Collaboration with Saddam Hussein Has Endangered America"
Jack Beatty, On Point News Analyst
Jim Pinkerton, columnist for Newsday, analyst for Fox News
This program aired on November 14, 2005.