Bushism of the Day

The 43rd president's accidental wit and wisdom.
July 17 2008 6:13 PM

Bushism of the Day

"I think it was in the Rose Garden where I issued this brilliant statement: If I had a magic wand but the president doesn't have a magic wand. You just can't say, 'low gas.' "Washington D.C., July 15, 2008

Click here to see video of Bush's comments. The Bushism is at 14:57.

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