Bushism of the Day.

Bushism of the Day.

Bushism of the Day.

The 43rd president's accidental wit and wisdom.
Sept. 6 2002 2:23 PM

Bushism of the Day

"There's no doubt in my mind that we should allow the world worst leaders to hold America hostage, to threaten our peace, to threaten our friends and allies with the world's worst weapons."—South Bend, Ind., Sept. 5, 2002

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