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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 09:58 AM
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Bush: I might not give a farewell address because I don’t want it to be too ‘emotional.’»
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Bush: I might not give a farewell address because I don’t want it to be too ‘emotional.’»


In a new interview with C-Span’s Steve Scully, President Bush said that he might not give a traditional “farewell address” when he leaves office because he doesn’t want the American public to go through a “real emotional goodbye” with him:

SCULLY: Will you deliver a farewell address in this office?

BUSH: Thinking about it. Thinking about it. A lot of Presidents have, and I’m giving it serious thought. I don’t want it to be — you know, kind of a real emotional goodbye. If I give it, it’s going to be trying to leave behind some lessons learned. :eyes:
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Rockholm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:00 AM
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1. He doesn't want to pull a neck muscle from ducking more shoe tosses.
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47of74 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:00 AM
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2. Good. Don't.
If I never had to hear the grating sound of that son of a bitch's voice ever again it would be too soon.
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skeewee08 Donating Member (434 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:09 AM
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10. Agree!
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nancyr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:11 AM
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12. You said it!
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ProfessorGAC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 11:08 AM
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36. My First Thought! Exactly!
Verbatim! Don't want to give a farewell address, fine. Shut your piehole and go back to your fake ranch.
GAC
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47of74 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 11:00 PM
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44. Better yet, fly over to the Neatherlands and make the farewell speech there
At the International Criminal Court. I'm sure they'd be very interested.
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bdamomma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:00 AM
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3. emotional???
what laughing and smirking and giving his finger to the American people!! Go to hell Mr. Bush!!
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Mari333 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:01 AM
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4. The bubble he is in
must be huge. does he think he is still liked in some way? surely he cannot be that blind.
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BR_Parkway Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:02 AM
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5. My first thought was shoes
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billyoc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:02 AM
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6. His farewell address might make me cry
if it delayed his departure by 5 minutes.
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charlie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:06 AM
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9. Get yer hanky out
and get ready for extra Bush.

They're adding a leap second to the clock at the end of this year.
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billyoc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 02:47 PM
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42. Noooooooooooooo!!!
:rofl:
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Tommy_Carcetti Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:03 AM
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7. This will be Bush's farewell address to us:
Edited on Fri Dec-19-08 10:03 AM by PeterU










Quite a rather fitting legacy, don't you think?
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bunnies Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:05 AM
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8. Nothing I'd like more than to see that fucker cry...
on his way to prison that is.
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CatWoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:09 AM
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11. Translation:
I may not be able to duck all the shoes this time.
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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:11 AM
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13. Or, the majority of Americans hate me, so what's the point. nt
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alsame Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:12 AM
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14. 'lessons learned' = no more Republicans. eom
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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:13 AM
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15. No speech, no comments, no delay...just get the Fuck Outta the damn Way
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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:13 AM
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16. ooops...,. dupey
Edited on Fri Dec-19-08 10:13 AM by opihimoimoi
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RedCappedBandit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:16 AM
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17. rofl
Oh how I wish I could be there
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TheCowsCameHome Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:19 AM
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18. Oh, stop worrying. Shoes over size 13 will not be permitted in the room
Get over it.
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woodsprite Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:19 AM
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19. I was thinking that American shoes are built a little heavier than
what he had to duck before. ;)
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Tangerine LaBamba Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:22 AM
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20. I'd watch a farewell address by Chimpy -
you bet I would - if I were guaranteed another Bud Dwyer moment.

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Ishoutandscream2 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 02:05 PM
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40. Whoa!! Now that's cold!!!
But I like your thinking...
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eShirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:24 AM
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21. speechify, don't speechify, just GO AWAY
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arcadian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:28 AM
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22. Translation: I don't want to be the only person booed at a party with 4 million people.
n/t
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peace frog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:29 AM
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23. Of course he won't give a farewell address
Edited on Fri Dec-19-08 10:30 AM by peace frog
He knows what to expect and, true to form, doesn't have the stones to face the 70% of Americans who cannot wait for him to GTF out of our house.

Miserable, sniveling coward, right to the end.

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asjr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:41 AM
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24. Oh barf!
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NoPasaran Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:43 AM
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25. "That's all folks" and roll credits
Fine by me.
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undeterred Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:44 AM
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26. Yeah, I'm going to be real emotional when he leaves office too.
Longest 8 years of my life.
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marmar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:46 AM
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27. Maybe the f**ker is not planning to leave......
:scared:


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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:53 AM
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29. Nah. He can't wait to blow town and leave all the problems he's
created in someone else's hands.
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CTyankee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:47 AM
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28. Well, that's a mercy!
Let slink away in the dead of night, for all I care. It will make the next day that much brighter.
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Mugweed Donating Member (939 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:56 AM
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30. That's because he'll be on a plane to S. America
To his little villa where there's no extradition treaty.
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Postman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:57 AM
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31. Can he really be THAT f*cking disconnected from reality?
Oh.My.Lord.

He must know he's the most hated SOB on the planet. He must know it.

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liam_laddie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 11:09 AM
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37. Abso-fooking-lootly! n/t
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Plaid Adder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:58 AM
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32. Next headline: "Bush to give farewell address to hand-picked, barefoot audience"
n/t
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liam_laddie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 11:07 AM
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35. Absolutely! n/t
Edited on Fri Dec-19-08 11:08 AM by liam_laddie
Delete! wrong thread
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MiniMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 10:58 AM
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33. We would be too
weeping for joy
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tanyev Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 11:03 AM
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34. You get as emotional as you want, buddy, I promise I won't go through it with you.
I'll be too busy celebrating.

:party: :bounce: :party: :bounce: :party:
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NV Whino Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 01:33 PM
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38. Is this from the Onion?
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csziggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 02:00 PM
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39. Yeah, I'll be emotional - jeering at him while he's talking and cheering as he leaves the podium


Then I saw this, "If I give it, it’s going to be trying to leave behind some lessons learned." :wtf: He hasn't learned any lessons - he hasn't even gotten better at lying.
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SoCalDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 02:08 PM
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41. Probably has staffers looking for a supplier of Nerf™ shoes...n/t
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radfringe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-19-08 02:53 PM
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43. don't let the shoe hit ya on the way out... n/t
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