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Hilarious Bush Quotes
Whether you love him or hate him… ...Whether you think he’s done a great job or a poor one… ...At least we all agree on one thing… George W. Bush has said some dumb things over the years. Some so dumb, it’s scary. And some so true, it is scary. This is a small collection of some of those things for you to ponder. While you are looking them over, just be grateful that you’re not the one writing this guy’s speeches. And try not to think of the tens-to-hundredsof-thousands of dollars spent on coaching him. When you’re done, there are some political humor gifts and references for you at: PollParody.com

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"Anybody who is in a position to serve this country ought to understand the consequences of words." —interview with Rush Limbaugh, 11/1/06 Unfortunately, we’re not sure George is very good at taking his own advice. Let’s take a look... "See, in my line of work you got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda." —Greece, NY, 5/24/05 "I promise you I will listen to what has been said here, even though I wasn't here." —Economic Forum in Waco, TX, 8/13/02 "We spent a lot of time talking about Africa, as we should. Africa is a nation that suffers from incredible disease." —Sweden, 6/14/01

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"You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test.'' —Townsend, TN, 2/21/01 "Tribal sovereignty means that; it's sovereign. I mean, you're a — you've been given sovereignty, and you're viewed as a sovereign entity. And therefore the relationship between the federal government and tribes is one between sovereign entities." —Washington, DC, 8/6/04 "I'm the commander — see, I don't need to explain — I do not need to explain why I say things. That's the interesting thing about being president." —as quoted in Bob Woodward's Bush at War "The war on terror involves Saddam Hussein because of the nature of Saddam Hussein, the history of Saddam Hussein, and his willingness to terrorize himself." —Grand Rapids, MI, 1/29/03

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"I hear there's rumors on the Internets that we're going to have a draft." —presidential debate, St. Louis, MO, 8/8/04 "Haven't we already given money to rich people? Why are we going to do it again?" —discussing a second round of tax cuts, as quoted by former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neil, Washington, DC, 11/26/02 "We need an energy bill that encourages consumption." —Trenton, NJ, 9/23/02 "After standing on the stage, after the debates, I made it very plain, we will not have an all-volunteer army. And yet, this week — we will have an all-volunteer army!" —Daytona Beach, FL, 10/16/04 "This foreign policy stuff is a little frustrating." —NY Daily News, 4/23/02

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"It is white." —after being asked by a child in Britain what the White House was like, 7/19/01 "I couldn't imagine somebody like Osama bin Laden understanding the joy of Hanukkah." —White House menorah lighting ceremony, Washington, DC, 12/10/01 "For every fatal shooting, there were roughly three nonfatal shootings. And, folks, this is unacceptable in America. It's just unacceptable. And we're going to do something about it." —Philadelphia, PA, 5/14/01 "I glance at the headlines just to kind of get a flavor for what's moving. I rarely read the stories, and get briefed by people who are probably read the news themselves." —Washington, DC, 9/21/03

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"I know what I believe. I will continue to articulate what I believe and what I believe — I believe what I believe is right." —Italy, 7/22/01 "I don't know why you're talking about Sweden. They're the neutral one. They don't have an army." —NY Times, 12/02 "I'm the master of low expectations." —aboard Air Force One, 6/4/03 "I'm also not very analytical. You know I don't spend a lot of time thinking about myself, about why I do things." —aboard Air Force One, 6/4/03 "We need to counter the shockwave of the evildoers by having individual rate cuts accelerated and by thinking about tax rebates." —Washington, DC, 10/4/01

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"People say, how can I help on this war against terror? How can I fight evil? You can do so by mentoring a child; by going into a shut-in's house and say I love you." —Washington, DC, 9/19/02 "I wish you'd have given me this written question ahead of time so I could plan for it…I'm sure something will pop into my head here in the midst of this press conference, with all the pressure of trying to come up with answer, but it hadn't yet….I don't want to sound like I have made no mistakes. I'm confident I have. I just haven't — you just put me under the spot here, and maybe I'm not as quick on my feet as I should be in coming up with one." —after being asked to name the biggest mistake he had made, Washington, DC, 4/3/04 "The really rich people figure out how to dodge taxes anyway." —explaining why high taxes on the rich are a failed strategy, Annandale, VA, 8/9/04

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"My plan reduces the national debt, and fast. So fast, in fact, that economists worry that we're going to run out of debt to retire." —radio, 2/24/01 "You know, when I was one time campaigning in Chicago, a reporter said, 'Would you ever have a deficit?' I said, 'I can't imagine it, but there would be one if we had a war, or a national emergency, or a recession.' Never did I dream we'd get the trifecta." —Houston, TX, 6/14/02 "See, free nations are peaceful nations. Free nations don't attack each other. Free nations don't develop weapons of mass destruction." —Milwaukee, WI, 10/3/03 "In Iraq, no doubt about it, it's tough. It's hard work. It's incredibly hard." —repeating "hard work" over 20 times in his first debate with John Kerry

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"I try to go for longer runs, but it's tough around here at the White House on the outdoor track. It's sad that I can't run longer. It's one of the saddest things about the presidency." —interview with "Runners World," 8/02 "I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we're really talking about peace." —Washington, DC, 6/18/02 "There's an old saying in Tennessee — I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee — that says, fool me once, shame on — shame on you. Fool me — you can't get fooled again." —Nashville, TN, 9/17/02 "Too many good docs are getting out of the business. Too many OB-GYNs aren't able to practice their love with women all across this country." —Poplar Bluff, MO, 9/6/04

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"Our enemies are innovative and resourceful, and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we." —Washington, DC 8/5/04 "The only way we can win is to leave before the job is done." —Greeley, CO, 11/4/06 "I'm the decider, and I decide what is best. And what's best is for Don Rumsfeld to remain as the Secretary of Defense." —Washington, DC, 4/18/06 "You know, one of the hardest parts of my job is to connect Iraq to the war on terror." —CBS News interview, 9/6/06

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"I'm occasionally reading, I want you to know, in the second term." —Washington, DC, 3/16/05 "You work three jobs? … Uniquely American, isn't it? I mean, that is fantastic that you're doing that." —to a mother of three, Omaha, NE, 2/4/05 "I've been in politics long enough to know that polls just go poof at times." —Tipp City, Ohio, 4/19/07 "And my concern, David, is several." —Washington, DC, 4/3/07 "And there is distrust in Washington. I am surprised, frankly, at the amount of distrust that exists in this town. And I'm sorry it's the case, and I'll work hard to try to elevate it." —National Public Radio, 1/29/07 Every President of the United States, from George Washington up to today, has left a unique legacy. What will George W. Bush’s legacy be?

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The war in Iraq, the war in Afghanistan, the response to 9/11, the lack of response to Katrina, the absence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq, or the economic downturn the US took towards the end of his second term… Or will we more likely remember things like landing on an aircraft carrier, mispronouncing nuclear, his “shame on me” botchery, or his deep concern OB-GYN love? Whichever is the case, let’s conclude with some of George’s words of wisdom…

Anybody who is in a position to serve this country ought to understand the consequences of words.

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