Bushism of the Day

The 43rd president's accidental wit and wisdom.
Dec. 17 2008 4:06 PM

Bushism of the Day

"I've abandoned free-market principles to save the free-market system."—Washington, D.C., Dec. 16, 2008

Jacob  Weisberg Jacob Weisberg

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

Click here  to see video of Bush's comments. The Bushism is at 1:40.

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