Today's Presidential Quote

"Sometimes you misunderestimated me."
George W. Bush (in his final press conference this morning) Just take a moment or two between now and next Tuesday's inauguration, and ask: "How did this happen?!"

1 comment:

bonni said...

Loathe as I am to stand up for Dubya, it seems that this was deliberate. One of his most famous "dumb quotes" is the one about "misunderestimating" and it seems that this time he was using the word he coined as something of a joke. Mind you, he did use the word to begin with so...

As for how it happened, here's the best explanation I've ever seen, written many, many years prior to Dubya's ascension:

"As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron." — H. L. Mencken

 

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