W compares his position to Lincoln's struggles during the Civil war; as if the continuing need to attack Iraq is as bad as the country being divided in half.
CNN now talks about how he played to his strenghts, primarily National Security which in fact he's a disaster at, that's what over 65% of the population already knows. Who are CNN to take their own impressions and turn them into truisms?
To close, Bush is now leaving the arena signing autographs now for five minutes -- it IS just like the Oscars!! It's like Tom Cruise walking through Disneyland.