From the daily archives: Thursday, August 9, 2007

One more thing about the content of the speech Bush gave today: it was bullshit. (Big surprise, I know)

It went something like this:

When I came into office in 2001, our nation was headed into a recession. So we cut the taxes across the board. And hardworking Americans have used this tax relief to produce strong and lasting economic growth

Inflation is low. Unemployment is low. Real after-tax income has grown by an average of more than $3,400 per person since I took office. The American economy is the envy of the world.

I’m […]

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George Bush gave a happy little speech today before heading off on another vacation at his ranch in Texas.

The Washington Post has the full text of the speech along with the Q&A that followed.

While there were a lot of good questions from reporters, I’m really surprised no one asked: Given that our troops are fighting and dying in the extreme (125+ degree) heat of Iraq- in a war that YOU started and that most of America does not support- don’t you feel that it is obscene, disgusting and totally disrespectful of you to be taking a month […]

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