From the daily archives: Monday, October 2, 2006

Bush: Blackwell a nut

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From Bob Woodward’s new book, State of Denial:

“At 2:43 a.m., someone noted that Bush was ahead in the popular vote nationwide, prompting the President to sneer, “If the popular vote made it, I wouldn’t be here.”

The campaign was left to anxiously wait for a statement from Kenneth Blackwell, a former black power student leader who had morphed into Ohio’s gadfly Republican secretary of state.

“I’m the President of the United States,” Bush fumed, “waiting on a secretary of state who is a nut.”

Even Dubya thinks Blackwell is loony.

UPDATE: Check out a scan of the page over […]

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We don’t torture…

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…we just do this.

Nope. Not torture. Not according to our government.

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