Political Terror Alerts
For those of you who haven’t yet made up your minds about the politically-motivated nature of the “Terror Alerts” issued by the Bush administration…check out the following chart:
Interesting. Things which you can notice from this graph:
– Whenever Dubya’s ratings dip, there’s a new terror alert.
– Every terror alert is followed by a slight uptick in his approval ratings.
– As we approach the 2004 elections, the number and frequency of terror alerts keeps growing. (Doesn’t appear to be doing any good, though, as the approval ratings are lower than ever.)