Here it is - Christmas Eve - and that means there are only eight more days worth of Bushisms to lead and guide us into the coming New Year.
So, I'm going to post all of them - from Christmas Eve straight through and including New Year's Eve today.
Monday, December 24, 2007
"It would be a mistake for the United States Senate to allow any kind of human cloning to come out of that chamber."
--Washington, D.C.; April 10, 2002
Tuesday, December 25, 2007 - Christmas Day!
"I am mindful not only of preserving executive powers for myself, but for predecessors as well."
--Washington, D.C.; January 29, 2001
Wednesday, December 26, 2007
"I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together."
--Bartlett, Tennessee; August 18, 2000
Thursday, December 27, 2007
"You've also got to measure in order to begin to effect change that's just more -- when there's more than talk, there's just actual -- a paradigm shift."
--Washington, D.C.; July 1, 2003
Friday, December 28, 2007
"First, we would not accept a treaty that would not have been ratified, not a treaty that I thought made sense for the country."
--On the Kyoto accord; interview with The Washington Post; April 24, 2001
Saturday and Sunday, December 29/30, 2007
"As far as the legal hassling and wrangling and posturing in Florida, I would suggest you talk to our team in Florida led by Jim Baker."
--Crawford, Texas; November 30, 2000
Monday, December 31, 2007 - New Year's Eve
"A lot of times in the rhetoric, people forget the facts. And the facts are that thousands of small businesses --Hispanically owned or otherwise --pay taxes at the highest marginal rate."
--To the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Washington, D.C>; March 19, 2001
And there you have it - more words of wisdom as always, straight from the DUBYA!
Take them, remember them as you celebrate this beautiful season - and hope for a better time ahead with words that will at least (hopefully) be grammatically correct, if nothing else. Right?
Merry Christmas to all and Happy New Year!