Bushism of the Day.

Bushism of the Day.

Bushism of the Day.

The 43rd president's accidental wit and wisdom.
Sept. 4 2002 12:48 PM

Bushism of the Day

"If you don't have any ambitions, the minimum-wage job isn't going to get you to where you want to get, for example. In other words, what is your ambitions? And oh, by the way, if that is your ambition, here's what it's going to take to achieve it."—Speech to students in Little Rock, Ark., Aug. 29, 2002
(Thanks to George Dupper.)

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