Bushism of the Day

The 43rd president's accidental wit and wisdom.
Jan. 20 2009 10:52 AM

Bushism of the Day

"I guess it's OK to call the secretary of education here 'buddy.' That means friend."—Philadelphia, Jan. 8, 2009

Click here  to see video of Bush's comments. The Bushism is at 2:38.

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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.