Bushism of the Day

The 43rd president's accidental wit and wisdom.
Oct. 10 2008 3:00 PM

Bushism of the Day

"I didn't grow up in the ocean—as a matter of fact—near the ocean—I grew up in the desert. Therefore, it was a pleasant contrast to see the ocean. And I particularly like it when I'm fishing."—Washington, D.C., Sept. 26, 2008

Click here  to see video of Bush's comments. The Bushism is at 5:06.

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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.