Even more isolated:
Gone from the White House are Bush's buddies from his Texas day
- Karen Hughes
- Harriet Miers
- Dan Bartlett
- Karl Rove
- Alberto Gonzales
While the departure of Gonzales is a good thing, how Bush will behave without the emotional "anchors" of the Texas crew may be a cause for concern.
Well, except that none of them are actually gone, they're just "gone."
People need to realize that they're just shifted to a telecommuting position.