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Bush on MEET THE PRESS

Jeff and I watched Bush on “Meet The Press” this morning. Thank goodness for TiVo, so I could pause the show again and again to yell obscenities at the screen. Bush won’t promise to forgo anymore tax cuts until the budget is balanced? He claims Saddam was a more dangerous man than the world thought, even though no WMDs have been found? Thank goodness Tim Russert didn’t manage (what with Bush’s repetitive rambling) to fit in a question about his stance against gay marriage, otherwise I would have thrown something at my TV.

At least we’re not the only ones troubled by Bush’s bizarre twisted sense of reality (1, 2, 3).

For fun, read the full transcript and count the number of times Bush called Saddam a “dangerous man.”

7 responses so far (Respond)

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There’s also this response from Katrina vanden Heuvel of the Nation.

matt | 8 Feb 2004
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And not too much later, David Corn

matt | 8 Feb 2004
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What were you really expecting Matt? For some reason I’m thinking you would have been disapointed with whatever he said.

As for Saddam being more dangerous than anyone thought, I’m not sure. I was shocked to see hundreds of Iraqis digging bare handed, screaming, falling all over one another, in a desperate search for loved ones. And the mass graves got to me too.

We’re a selfish nation when we go to war only when it’s to save ourselves.

Jayson Franklin | 9 Feb 2004
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It’s easy to sit back and say that you would do things different. My stepdad will watch football and claim that he knows more than the coach. Until we ourselves are put into such a position to make decisions that affect a whole nation, it’s hard to say what we would actually do given the opportunity. Bush acted on what U.S. intelligence gave him. Bush wasn’t solely responsible for going to war with Iraq. He is only one man. I can’t say that I agree with everything he does, or any president we have had for that matter, but the fact of the matter is, we should support our president. That’s just my two cents…

Nate | 9 Feb 2004
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Nate, we should be warey of blindly supporting our president. If what he does is immoral, then we can’t support him.

Jayson Franklin | 10 Feb 2004
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its funny that you use the word immoral…

Nate | 13 Feb 2004
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how so, nate?

Jayson Franklin | 13 Feb 2004