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George Bush Should Try Reality

by | 11th, December 2007

Bernard Weiner writes on George Bush:

“But Bush’s show-event is in line with how he governs: not aligned with reality. His actions mostly involve denial and fantasy, both of which require stage-settings and lots of spin. He did it with the deceptive use of the term “compassionate conservative” in his initial campaign for president.

“He did it in 2003 on an aircraft carrier under a banner “Mission Accomplished,” declaring that the U.S. had “prevailed” in Iraq. He did it with the plastic turkey he carried around for the cameras at a Thanksgiving dinner for the troops in Iraq. He did it standing in front of a stage-set in New Orleans, when he promised post-Katrina help that never came, or came too-little-too-late to do most locals much good. Etc., etc.”


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