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Wednesday, November 08, 2006

Presidential News Conference

There will be much written about today's lunchtime performance, but Seeing The Forest blogger, Dave Johnson, is first out of the gate with some thoughts.


The Liar



In his press conference Bush just acknowledged lying to a group of conservative reporters last week, to their face, about Rumsfeld. Wow. He said something along the lines of, "I said that because I wanted you to think so-and-so" and that lying ""and it was the only way I could get you onto another topic." He made them look like fools and patsies in front of the press corps. I wonder if that [...]



VIDEO: Bush Admits He Lied About Rumsfeld For Political Purposes


Here's what Time Magazine's Andrew Sullivan thinks about it -


Bitter, Party of One



Watching the president's press conference, we have finally gotten to see what happens when George W. Bush is forced to face reality. It wasn't pretty. He was prickly from the word go, defensive, and also revealing. He was trying to [...]



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