Fearsome article (thanks JJ) in the NYT Magazine, confirming the diagnosis of dilettantism referred to in an earlier post.
It's true that confidence goes a long way in awing your enemy when you're standing face to face. But when you cannot find an enemy to stand face to face with, it doesn't help at all - it obfuscates your vision. That's where Bush is right now. Senator Kerry's statement quoted in the title cuts right to the heart of this.
I am confident that Americans realise before it is too late that they will loose with confidence if they vote Bush.