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Horseshit Politics Pt. 2 – A Lie By Omission

Well, the President of the United States once again proved himself to be a big fat liar out of touch with reality. From what I could see, Bush’s speech was, surprisingly, low key. The troops at Fort Bragg were apparently instructed to keep a somber note, but the reaction begs a question: If the president of the United States can’t garner unsolicited applause from his troops during a war, should the war possibly be rethought?

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Horseshit Politics Pt. 1 – George W. Bush Has No Shame

In tonight’s speech, President George W. Bush offended millions of Americans. He did it repeatedly throughout a speech that lasted slightly more than 30 minutes. How? In a speech about the war in Iraq, Bush mentioned the events of September 11th, 2001 a whopping 8 times, sometimes specifically linking the two. In what has come to be called “playing the 9/11 card,” Bush repeatedly jabbed his finger in the wounds tugged on the heartstrings of not only the millions of people who were in New York, D.C. and Pennsylvania on September 11th, but of the billions of people around the world affected by those attacks.

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