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muriel_volestrangler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-20-04 07:53 AM
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17. I think he lied deliberately
He would have been shown the TV coverage of the second plane hitting shortly after it happened (we know he was in the classroom when it happened), and I could forgive him for saying he saw that 'live'. By then, his reaction could never have been 'what a lousy pilot' - he knew it was on purpose - he'd already been told about the first plane.

He also might have thought, on being told of the first plane hitting, "what a lousy pilot" - first reports in the media were confused, and anyone, just given the fact that a plane had hit the tower, without details of visibility, how it had hit, etc. might have thought that (my first thought on hearing it was of the bomber that hit the Empire State Building in, I believe, fog).

But to, more than once, conflate these two incidents (which must be clear in his mind - it's the defining moment of his presidency, and we know he sat for several minutes in the classroom trying to absorb what had happened, and, I'd hope, thinking what he was going to do; so by the time he saw the video, we know he was looking at confirmation of what he'd already been told) is to lie. He's taken his reaction to the first (a 'common' reaction) and put it after the second (a 'common' experience) to make him look like 'one of us'. It's not a slip of the tongue either - he's very explicit about a TV being set up for him to watch, and we know that can only refer to the second plane.
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  -Was Bush lying when he said he saw the FIRST plane hit the WTC live? TruthIsAll  Jun-20-04 12:24 AM   #0 
  - I chose # 1  joanne   Jun-20-04 12:27 AM   #1 
  - Why would he lie? He would just be incriminating himself.  TruthIsAll   Jun-20-04 12:32 AM   #2 
  - Didn't he say he saw the first plane hit and said  Kool Kitty   Jun-20-04 12:36 AM   #3 
  - Yup  OKNancy   Jun-20-04 04:43 AM   #13 
  - I think he was confused...  punpirate   Jun-20-04 12:38 AM   #4 
  - I think he was just confused  Skittles   Jun-20-04 12:38 AM   #5 
  - #4- Cheney saw it on CCTV and told him about it  comsymp   Jun-20-04 12:40 AM   #6 
  - Just the usual bumbling Bush speaking style.  Delano   Jun-20-04 01:01 AM   #7 
  - It Can Be Very Confusing Keeping All The Lies Straight  AndyTiedye   Jun-20-04 01:20 AM   #8 
  - I think that he watched it on closed circuit TV.  maveric   Jun-20-04 01:29 AM   #9 
  - Smile. You're on Qaeda Camera. (nt)  stickdog   Jun-20-04 04:38 AM   #11 
  - As Documented On the White House Web Site, BUSH SAID:  beam_me_up   Jun-20-04 01:41 AM   #10 
  - No one saw the first plane hit on TV on 9/11  doni_georgia   Jun-20-04 08:57 AM   #18 
     - I'm a MIHOPer  beam_me_up   Jun-20-04 11:54 AM   #21 
  - He didn't see the first plane hit  OKNancy   Jun-20-04 04:42 AM   #12 
  - Unless there is another recording  JellyBean1   Jun-20-04 05:27 AM   #14 
  - agreed  Tolania   Jun-20-04 05:30 AM   #15 
     - Yes  OKNancy   Jun-20-04 05:46 AM   #16 
        - He was not at the school; he was in his limo at 8:46am  TruthIsAll   Jun-20-04 11:40 AM   #20 
           - Bingo. And that limo is LOADED with the latest comm devices...  Media_Lies_Daily   Jun-20-04 12:02 PM   #23 
  - I think he lied deliberately  muriel_volestrangler   Jun-20-04 07:53 AM   #17 
  - You miss the point. He said he SAW the FIRST plane hit LIVE, not #2.  TruthIsAll   Jun-20-04 11:35 AM   #19 
     - Jeb's Limo  RedEagle   Jun-20-04 01:47 PM   #25 
     - What we need is video from the Florida tv channels.  soup   Jun-20-04 01:48 PM   #26 
  - He is as dumb as the News person who,  olddem43   Jun-20-04 11:59 AM   #22 
  - 4) Not guilty by reason of insanity.  Pobeka   Jun-20-04 12:49 PM   #24 
  - Chose #3, but its really a combination of all three choices.  robertpaulsen   Jun-20-04 02:55 PM   #27 
  - I never heard him claim he saw it LIVE. Where did he claim that?  TexasSissy   Jun-20-04 03:17 PM   #28 
     - Post #10  charlie   Jun-20-04 03:21 PM   #29 
 

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