Deep Thoughts by George W. Bush: 9/11.

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on Nov 24, 2010
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Bush’s Reaction to 9/11, in his own Words.

A second-grade logic issues forth from our President.

Simplicity is Godliness?

From his “historical fiction” slash memoir, Decision Points, via The New Yorker:

At the dramatic height of the book, on the morning of September 11th,
“I called Condi from the secure phone in the limo. She told me there had been a third plane crash, this one into the Pentagon.
I sat back in my seat and absorbed her words. My thoughts clarified:

The first plane could have been an accident. The second was definitely an attack. The third was a declaration of war. My blood was boiling. We were going to find out who did this, and kick their ass.

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4 Responses to “Deep Thoughts by George W. Bush: 9/11.”

  1. Katie says:

    Good article but I can't click like. The excerpt from Bush's book is just too appalling. I remember when he was "elected." As soon as I realized that the fate of the most militarily powerful country in the world was going to be decided by none other than the state run by the brother of the person who should have been the loser, I knew we were doomed. I'm not American so I didn't vote for him; I wouldn't have even if I did have the vote. From the time he first set foot on the presidential stage, I recognized him as a man made up of narcissism, ego and weak moral fibre. And because of that, I recognized him as an incredibly dangerous person. And here we are, in a very, very different world than we were before that fateful day of hanging chads, hubris and nepotism.

  2. Satyavira says:

    From "The Facts Speak For Themselves". by Jon Gold
    Fact #7
    His conduct on the morning of 9/11 changed on the first anniversary. What actually happened was “when Chief of Staff Andrew Card told Bush about the second plane crash into the WTC, Bush continued to sit in a Florida elementary school classroom and hear a story about a pet goat for at least seven more minutes.” […] “But one year later, Card claims that after he told Bush about the second WTC crash, “it was only a matter of seconds” before Bush “excused himself very politely to the teacher and to the students, and he left the Florida classroom.”

  3. elephantjournal says:

    Remember "like" means you want others to see this, not forget it—helps it get in the newsfeed. ~ WL, ed.

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