Bushism of the Day
Bushism of the Day
The 43rd president's accidental wit and wisdom.
March 12 2007 1:39 PM

Bushism of the Day

"I'm a strong proponent of the restoration of the wetlands, for a lot of reasons. There's a practical reason, though, when it comes to hurricanes: The stronger the wetlands, the more likely the damage of the hurricane."—Discussing post-Katrina wetland improvements, New Orleans, March 1, 2007

Click here  to see video of Bush's comments. The Bushism is at 13:20.


For more, see "The Complete Bushisms."

Jacob Weisberg is chairman and editor-in-chief of The Slate Group and author of The Bush Tragedy. Follow him on Twitter.

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