Friday, March 07, 2003

Bush's slips of the tongue often reveal the truth

As Mark Crispin Miller says in The Bush Dyslexicon, what we, and especially the corporate press, often think is a slip of Bush's mangled tongue, actually is a glimpse into the truth. Just one such glaring example in last night's "press" conference should give Syria, Iran, North Korea, and many others (including peace lovers everywhere) reason to worry.
"But in the name of peace and the security of our people, if he won't do so voluntarily, we will disarm him, and other nations will join him — join us in disarming him." — W
Other nations will join him. Well, of course they will, because the one thing Karl Rove (Bush's Brain) has calculated is that W won't get re-elected unless there is a war actually going on during the election in 2004. Oh, and if you'd like to see what actual reporting looks like, by a guy who works for a non-profit news organization, check out Greg Palast, author of The Best Democracy Money Can Buy.

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