And so it begins - the final weeks of 2007 and with that, well the end of the year of great Bushisms for one and all to read and treasure.
With that in mind, I give you here another week's worth of literary gems. I kid you not, these are beauties. But then, weren't they all?
Monday, December 3, 2007
"What I'm suggesting to you is, if you can't name the foreign minister of Mexico, therefore, you know, you're not capable of what you do. But the truth of the matter is you are, whether you can or not."
--As quoted in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer; November 6, 1999
Tuesday, December 4, 2007
"We look forward to hearing y our vision, so we can more better do our job. That's what I'm telling you."
--Gulfport, Mississippi, September 20, 2005
Wednesday, December 5, 2007
"For every fatal shooting, there were roughly three nonfatal shootings. And, folks, this is unacceptable in America. It's just unacceptable. And we're going to do something about it."
--Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; May 14, 2001
Thursday, December 6, 2007
"The CIA laid out several scenarios and said life could be lousy, life could be okay, could be better, and they were just guessing as to what the conditions might be like."
--New York, New York, September 21, 2004
Friday, December 7, 2007
"The government is not the surplus's money. Vice President."
--As quoted in The Washington Post; November 5, 2000
Saturday and Sunday, December 8 and 9, 2007
"Listen, I want to thank leaders of the --in the faith--faith-based and community-based community for being here."
--Washington, D.C.; September 6, 2005
And, like so many other of these wonderful quotes, I say, "Interesting, veddy, veddy interesting. Non-sensical, but veddy interesting all the same."