When you have an hour, listen to last week's episode of This Amerian Life, "The Audacity of Government." It's a good one. (Currently, it's on the show's front page. If it moves, just search for the title. You can stream it or download an MP3 file--though I think the free MP3 will only be up for a few more days.)
The concept of a unitary chief executive conjures up images of W. in a unitard.
Pardon me while I go have a drink. Or two.