From George W. Bushisms
"I think if you know what you believe, it makes it a lot easier to answer questions. I can't answer your question."
-- Reynoldsburg, Ohio, October 4, 2000
"There's a huge trust. I see it all the time when people come up to me and say,
'I don't want you to let me down again.'"
-- Boston, Massachusetts, October 3, 2000
"Well, I think if you say you're going to do something and don't do it, that's trustworthiness."
-- CNN online chat, August 30, 2000
MR. BUSH'S NEIGHBORHOOD
"We must all hear the universal call to like your neighbor just like you like
to be liked yourself."
-- Financial Times, January 14, 2000
"The best way to relieve families from time is to let them keep some of
their own money."
-- Westminster, California, September 13, 2000
"Our priorities is our faith."
-- Greensboro, North Carolina, October 10, 2000
"We have practically banished religious values and religious institutions from the public square and constructed a 'discountfort zone' for even discussing our faith in public settings."
-- Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 9, 2000
"Families is where our nation finds hope, where wings take dream."
-- La Crosse, Wisconsin, October 18, 2000
ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY WON'T HOLD STILL
"I know how hard it is for you to put food on your family."
-- Nashua, New Hampshire, January 27, 2000
GIST FOR THE MILL
"I thought how proud I am to be standing up beside my dad. Never did it occur to me that he would become the gist for cartoonists."
-- Newsweek, February 28, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by Jacob Weisberg
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