"We gave him a chance to allow the inspectors in, and he wouldn't let them in." July 14, 2003
"Haven't we already given money to rich people ... Shouldn't we be giving money to the middle?"
"I've been to war, I've raised twins. If I had a choice, I'd rather go to war." —W. Bush (Houston Chronicle, January 2002, reprinted in Mother Jones, February 2003)
"They want the federal government controlling Social Security like it's some kind of federal program."—W. Bush Debate in St. Charles, Mo., Nov. 2, 2000
"If this were a dictatorship, it'd be a heck of a lot easier...just as long as I'm the dictator..."
--Washington, DC, Dec 18, 2000,
"Please don’t kill me” - George W. Bush, mimicking Carla Faye Tucker as she was pleading for her life. (“With pursed lips in mock desperation according to Talk magazine’s conservative columnist Tucker Carlson.)
"I don't understand how poor people think." - George W. Bush, confiding in the Rev. Jim Wallis, New York Times, 08-26-03
"There are some who feel that, you know, the conditions are such that they can attack us there. My answer is, bring 'em on. We have the force necessary to deal with the situation." - George W. Bush, Chicago Tribune, 07-03-03
"I'm the commander - see, I don't need to explain - I don't need to explain why I say things. That's the interesting thing about being the President. Maybe somebody needs to explain to me why they say something, but
I don't feel like I owe anybody an explanation."
- George W. Bush, Washington Post, 11-19-02
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