Bushism of the Day

The 43rd president's accidental wit and wisdom.
June 9 2008 4:10 PM

Bushism of the Day

"And so the fact that they purchased the machine meant somebody had to make the machine. And when somebody makes a machine, it means there's jobs at the machine-making place."—visiting the Silverado Cable Co., Mesa, Ariz., May 27, 2008

Click here to see video of Bush's comments. The Bushism is at 0:57.

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