2 months before an election; huge political plays being made; a bitter campaign being waged; nothing to lose . . . nope, no credit. as for negative, negative, negative, i take it you're describing the republican convention and the week of attacks on kerry, no? our convention was by-and-large, a very positive presentation. i do hate the whole administration, if that's what you're asking. i think they done much to hate and very little to appreciate. probably the worst presidency in my lifetime, fwiw.<br><br>"Tribal sovereignty means that, it's sovereign. You're a—you've been given sovereignty, and you're viewed as a sovereign entity. And, therefore, the relationship between the federal government and tribes is one between sovereign entities." dubya 8.6.04