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LittleApple81 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Apr-05-04 10:18 PM
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Bush to AP reporter who addressed him as sir: "Who are you talking to? "
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They even put it in writing. Our press corps are real wimps!!! He is the emperor.

Part of the transcript on whitehouse page:

Let me ask you a couple of questions. Who is the AP person?

Q I am.


Q Sir, in regard to --

THE PRESIDENT: Who are you talking to?

Q Mr. President, in regard to the June 30th deadline, is there a chance that that would be moved back?

THE PRESIDENT: No, the intention is to make sure the deadline remains the same. I believe we can transfer authority by June 30th. We're working toward that day. We're, obviously, constantly in touch with Jerry Bremer on the transfer of sovereignty. The United Nations is over there now. The United Nations representative is there now to work on the -- on a -- on to whom we transfer sovereignty. I mean, in other words, it's one thing to decide to transfer. We're now in the process of deciding what the entity will look like to whom we will transfer sovereignty. But, no, the date remains firm.

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  -Bush to AP reporter who addressed him as sir: "Who are you talking to? " LittleApple81  Apr-05-04 10:18 PM   #0 
  - Boy, he's insecure, isn't he? Or is that he doesn't know what  SharonAnn   Apr-05-04 10:24 PM   #1 
  - I just listened to this again and  pbl   Apr-05-04 10:24 PM   #2 
  - Was this mornings press bit a reply to the David Broder piece?  hexola   Apr-05-04 10:26 PM   #3 
  - What a major wuss  wtmusic   Apr-05-04 10:31 PM   #4 
  - the choad makes no sense! November wont come too early.  Demonaut   Apr-05-04 10:38 PM   #5 
  - Wasn't the reporter actually wrong though?  hexola   Apr-05-04 10:39 PM   #6 
  - Compare & Contrast  sandnsea   Apr-05-04 10:45 PM   #9 
  - Maybe, but it wasn't very gracious of bush  pduck   Apr-05-04 10:53 PM   #11 
  - Is it some sort of protocol to demand to be addressed  Kerryfan   Apr-05-04 10:59 PM   #15 
  - Does anyone remember how he treated David Gregory  Leilani   Apr-05-04 10:39 PM   #7 
  - Yes, I sure do.  Stevie D   Apr-05-04 10:58 PM   #14 
  - I think Bush was genuinely confused...  hexola   Apr-05-04 10:41 PM   #8 
  - confused  bigskydem   Apr-05-04 10:49 PM   #10 
  - No Class  RPM   Apr-05-04 10:53 PM   #12 
     - No kidding.  LoZoccolo   Apr-05-04 10:57 PM   #13 
        - I wonder if it will be covered in the mainstream US media  RPM   Apr-05-04 11:05 PM   #16 
           - Woo-hoo!!!!  RPM   Apr-05-04 11:12 PM   #17 

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