Bushism of the Day

The 43rd president's accidental wit and wisdom.
Oct. 13 2008 4:00 PM

Bushism of the Day

"Anyone engaging in illegal financial transactions will be caught and persecuted."—Washington, D.C., Sept. 19, 2008

Click here  to see video of Bush's comments. The Bushism is at 4:56.

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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.