Bushism of the Day

Bushism of the Day

The 43rd president's accidental wit and wisdom.
May 15 2008 5:23 PM

Bushism of the Day

"Take the Middle East seriously because that's the center of—that's the place where people get so despondent and despair that they're willing to come and take lives of U.S. citizens."—on advice he would give the next president, Washington, D.C., May 12, 2008

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