Ready or not, here they are -this week's lovely and uber intelligent (I'm quite sure) Bushisms!
Monday, June 16, 2008 - 218 days left
"It's amazing I won. I was running against peace, prosperity, and incumbency."
--To the Swedish Prime Minister, June 2001
Tuesday, June 17, 2008 - 217 days left
"I want to thank you for coming to the White House to give me an opportunity to urge you to work with these five senators and three congressman, to work hard to get this trade promotion authority moving. The power to be, well most of the power that be, sits right here."
--Washington, D.C., June 2001
Wednesday, June 18, 2008 - 216 days left
"I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we're really talking about peace."
--Washington, D.C., June 18, 2002
Thursday, June 19, 2008 -- 215 days left
"I'm sure you can imagine it's an unimaginable honor to live here."
--The White House, June 2001
Friday, June 20, 2008 --214 days left
"I was going to say he's a piece of work, but that might not translate too well. Is that all right, if I call you a 'piece of work'?"
--To the Prime Minister of Luxembourg, June 20, 2005
Saturday and Sunday, June 21/22, 2008 -213 days left and 212 days left.
"I know what I believe. I will continue to articulate what I believe and what I believe --I believe what I believe is right."
--Rome, Italy, June 22, 2001
And, if he was surprised, found it amazing that he was elected, think how shocked so many of us were on learning that took place! ARRGH!