Bushism of the Day

The 43rd president's accidental wit and wisdom.
June 20 2008 12:21 PM

Bushism of the Day

"There is some who say that perhaps freedom is not universal. Maybe it's only Western people that can self-govern. Maybe it's only, you know, white-guy Methodists who are capable of self-government. I reject that notion."—London, June 16, 2008

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