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DubyaSux Donating Member (366 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-02-04 11:38 AM
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7. Let it go...
Oh much as I hate the Asshat In Chief, this is Monday moring quaterbacking at it's worse. Bush looks like shit on his own without having to look for ways. The "Pet The Goat" reaction was completely irrelevant.

Personally, I think Bush's reaction was good. Bush doesn't run the country - he (mis)leads it. There were plenty of qualified people handling the crisis. Had he jumped up, ran off, and disappeared to some undosclosed location, that MIGHT have induced panic nationally. Maybe you weren't concerned, but I know me and my family were when the last plane was said to be somewhere in Ohio. So, the appearance of fear by Bush would have made this look worse than it already was and we would have been more scared. You dont think the press would have reported "The President, upon hearing the news, was immediately escorted to Air Force One and.....". You don't think terrorists would like to know they can get Marines One or Air Force One off the ground within 2 minutes of the president recieving news of a terrorist attack?

Finally, by not reacting right away, the chances of Bush fucking something up like everything else he touches got reduced.

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