For the record, I don't think he's so much stupid as mean-spirited, but that's just me.
On a more serious note, William Safire's latest editorial (sorry, it's NYT, google for how to get around that) is pretty damned scary. Not a good day to be an American.
Maybe it is time to explore routes to becoming a Canadian immigrant...either that, or hope the Repubs in congress tend to be more libertarian (gah) than authoritarian. (yes, I can't believe I just said that, but...)