Bushism of the Day

The 43rd president's accidental wit and wisdom.
Jan. 16 2009 5:07 PM

Bushism of the Day

"One of the very difficult parts of the decision I made on the financial crisis was to use hardworking people's money to help prevent there to be a crisis."—Washington, D.C., Jan. 12, 2009

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 20:48.

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