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The hysteria is slowly building to a pitch as we approach the convention: Fahrenheit 9/11, the protests planned for NYC, a pro-Kerry concert tour, anti-Bush urinal stickers, and a slew of books, including an assassination-themed novel. (Thanks to Allah and Slant Point). Here is only a partial list of what the search term "Bush" produces on Amazon:
The Bush - Haters Handbook: A Guide to the Most Appalling Presidency of the Past 100 Years

American Dynasty: Aristocracy, Fortune, and the Politics of Deceit in the House of Bush

House of Bush, House of Saud

Bush on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President

The Lies of George W. Bush

Bush Must Go: The Top Ten Reasons Why George Bush Doesn't Deserve a Second Term

The Bush Betrayal

The Book on Bush: How George W. (Mis)leads America

All the President's Spin : George W. Bush, the Media, and the Truth

Bushwhacked : Life in George W. Bush's America

Why Bush Must Go: A Bishop's Faith-Based Challenge

Bush's Brain : How Karl Rove Made George W. Bush Presidential

Big Bush Lies: The 20 Most Telling Lies of President George W. Bush

Bush Versus the Environment

Is Our Children Learning? : The Case Against George W. Bush

Big Lies: The Right-Wing Propaganda Machine and How It Distorts the Truth

Cronies: Oil, the Bushes, and the Rise of Texas, America's Superstate

Bush in Babylon: The Recolonisation of Iraq

Worse Than Watergate: The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush
(by John Dean)

Fear and Loathing in George W. Bush's Washington

The Five Biggest Lies Bush Told Us About Iraq

Fortunate Son: George W. Bush and the Making of an American President

Bush Lies In State

The I Hate George W. Bush Reader: Why Dubya Is Wrong About Absolutely Everything

The I Hate Republicans Reader: Why the GOP is Totally Wrong About Everything

Crude Politics : How Bush's Oil Cronies Hijacked the War on Terrorism

War on Iraq: What Team Bush Doesn't Want You to Know

The Iron Triangle: Inside the Secret World of the Carlyle Group

Bush League Diplomacy: How the Neoconservatives Are Putting the World at Risk

Dreaming War: Blood for Oil and the Cheney-Bush Junta

Supreme Injustice: How the High Court Hijacked Election 2000

The Bush Junta: A Field Guide To Corruption In Government

Stop Bush In 2004 : How Every Citizen Can Help

The Politics of Truth: Inside the Lies that Led to War and Betrayed My Wife's CIA Identity: A Diplomat's Memoir
(by Joseph Wilson)

50 Reasons Not to Vote for Bush

Shrub: The Short but Happy Political Life of George W. Bush

The Folly of Empire : What George W. Bush Could Learn from Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson

The W Effect : Bush's War on Women

Crimes Against Nature : How George W. Bush and His Corporate Pals Are Plundering the Country and Hijacking Our Democracy
(by RFK Jr)

The Immaculate Deception: The Bush Crime Family Exposed

Deserter : George Bush's War on Military Families, Veterans, and His Past

The Mafia, CIA and George Bush

You're Not Stupid! Get the Truth: A Brief on the Bush Presidency

The Dirty Truth, The Oil and Chemical Dependency of George W. Bush

The Price of Loyalty : George W. Bush, the White House, and the Education of Paul O'Neill

Losing America: Confronting a Reckless and Arrogant Presidency
(by Senator and former Klansman Robert Byrd)

The Three Little Pigs Buy the White House

Contra Bush

How Much Are You Making on the War Daddy? A Quick and Dirty Guide to War Profiteering in the Bush Administration

Made In Texas: George W. Bush and the Southern Takeover of American Politics

Cruel and Unusual: Bush/Cheney's New World Order

Forbidden Truth: U.S.-Taliban Secret Oil Diplomacy, Saudi Arabia and the Failed Search for bin Laden

The President of Good and Evil: The Ethics of George W. Bush

Fraud: The Strategy Behind the Bush Lies and Why the Media Didn't Tell You

Imperial America : The Bush Assault on the World Order

From 9/11 to Terror War: The Dangers of the Bush Legacy

Warrior King: The Case for Impeaching George Bush

Billionaires for Bush : How to Park a Learjet and Other Tips

With God On Their Side: How Christian Fundamentalists Trampled Science, Policy, And Democracy In George W. Bush's White House

Compassionate Conservatism by Dummys: The Wit and Wisdom of George W. Bush

Fuzzy Math: The Essential Guide to the Bush Tax Plan

The White House Inc. Employee Handbook: A Staffer's Guide to Success, Profit, and Eternal Salvation Inside George W. Bush's Executive Branch

Prelude to Terror : The Rise of the Bush Dynasty, the Rogue CIA, and the Comprising of American Intelligence

Weapons of Mass Deception: The Uses of Propaganda in Bush's War on Iraq

The Big Chill: The Great Unreported Story Of George W. Bush's Inauguration

Hoodwinked: The Documents that Reveal How Bush Sold Us a War
I stopped at number 200 in Amazon's search results;I would say that fewer than 20 of them were pro-Bush or neutral, and another 20 or so were unrelated (gardening, Africa, etc.) I omitted collections of Bush gaffes. Yahoo News reports on the slew of anti-Bush books slated for release before the election.

This hysteria is becoming alarming; not because of how it could effect the election, but because of what it says about our country and a lot of people in it. And if Bush wins reelection, what will the Left do then? I shudder to think.







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