Dick Morris is still one of the sharpest political operators out there, even if he has some serious personal failings, and predicted Hillary Clinton would get clobbered in her Senate race. Read:
Bush was smart to announce yesterday that he will seek Congressional authorization to attack Iraq. Pressing a vote will force every incumbent and each candidate to record his or her views on Iraq and will put the issue front and center where the Republican Party needs it to be on Election Day.
Not since the 1962 Congressional contests, weeks after the Cuban Missile Crisis, have dramatic foreign and military events combined to influence so decisively a mid-term contest and, potentially, to mask the normal slippage in such contests for the incumbent party.