Bushisms of the Week

Bushisms of the Week

Bushisms of the Week

Politics and policy.
Sept. 15 2000 11:08 AM

Bushisms of the Week

"The best way to relieve families from time is to let them keep some of their own money."--Westminster, Calif., Sept. 13, 2000

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"They have miscalculated me as a leader."--Ibid.

 "I don't think we need to be subliminable about the differences between our views on prescription drugs."--Orlando, Fla., Sept. 12, 2000

"This is what I'm good at. I like meeting people, my fellow citizens, I like interfacing with them."--Outside Pittsburgh, Sept. 8, 2000

"That's Washington. That's the place where you find people getting ready to jump out of the foxholes before the first shot is fired."--Westland, Mich., Sept. 8, 2000

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"Listen, Al Gore is a very tough opponent. He is the incumbent. He represents the incumbency. And a challenger is somebody who generally comes from the pack and wins, if you're going to win. And that's where I'm coming from."--Detroit, Sept. 7, 2000 (Thanks to Michael Butler, Houston.)

"We'll let our friends be the peacekeepers and the great country called America will be the pacemakers."--Houston, Sept. 6, 2000

"We don't believe in planners and deciders making the decisions on behalf of Americans."--Scranton, Pa., Sept. 6, 2000

"I regret that a private comment I made to the vice-presidential candidate made it through the public airways."--Allentown, Pa., Sept. 5, 2000

For more, see " The Complete Bushisms."