Hours before President Bush touches down in his native New Haven for a brief health care-related visit to the state, his critics beat him to the airport—and to the issue. New Haven Mayor John DeStefano, surrounded by students upset over Bush-backed budgetcuts, sought at a Tweed-New Haven event to tie the popular Republican governor he hopes to unseat to the unpopular president from her party; click here to read Melissa Bailey’s report. Meanwhile, the other Democrat running for governor, Dannel Malloy, released this statement about what he called the failures of both Rell and Bush on health care. Bush will visit Bridgeport to pump health savings accounts as an answer to the health care crisis;here’s what the Connecticut Universal Health Care Foundation, whose president will attend the Bush event, had to say about that Tuesday.