Sunday, November 25, 2007

Closing In

We're getting closer -and closer -to the end of the year. Here's this week's Bushism's -covering the end of November and beginning of December.

Monday - November 26, 2007
"If it were to rain a lot, there is concern from the Army Corps of Engineers that the levees might break. And so, therefore, we're cautious about encouraging people to return at this moment of history."

--Washington, D.C.; September 19, 2005

Tuesday, - November 27, 2007

"If he's -- the inferences is that somehow he thinks slavery is a -- is a noble institution --I would --I would strongly reject that assumption. That John Ashcroft is an open-minded, inclusive person."

--Interview on NBC Nightly News; January 15, 2001

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

There's only one person who huges the mothers and the widows, the wives and the kids upon the death of their loved one. Others hug but having committed the trooops, I've got an additional responsibility to hug and that's me and I know what it's like.

--Washington, D.C.; December 11, 2002

Thursday, November 29, 2007

"It's important for young men and women who look at the Nebraska champs to understand that quality of life is more than just blocking shots."

--Remarks to the University of Nebraska women's vollyball team, the 2001 national champions; Washington, D.C.; May 31, 2001

Friday, November 30, 2007

"They have miscalculated me as a leader."

--Westminster, California; September 13, 2000

Saturday and Sunday, December 1/2, 2007

"And, Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job."

--To FEMA director, Mike Brown, who resigned ten days later amid criticism of his job performance; Mobile, Alabama; September 2, 2005

The last statement there, is probably one that DUBYA will be remembered for as being one of his truly "finer" moments among the many flub-ups he's delivered over the years. Yep, "a heck of a job" isn't/wasn't it?

1 comment:

Stine said...

I'm so happy I'm not an American Mother. I DO NOT want to be hugged!