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George W. Bush’s words
that saved millions

Washington Post, by Michael Gerson

Original Article

Posted By:Dreadnought, 2/11/2013 11:06:33 PM

Even among the few, odd, nerdy children who want to be speechwriters when they grow up (I was one), none dream of writing a State of the Union address. These tend to be long and shapeless affairs, lumpy with random policy, carried along by strained applause lines, dated before they are transcribed. There are a few exceptions: Lyndon Johnson announcing a War on Poverty; Bill Clinton, as a scandal unfolded, undismayed in the lion’s den. And then there were these sentences in the 2003 address 10 years ago: “Tonight I propose the Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief,”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: cartcart, 2/11/2013 11:15:44 PM     (No. 9171236)

Did someone tell Magic Johnson?


Reply 2 - Posted by: texascunning, 2/11/2013 11:16:40 PM     (No. 9171237)

Warning: Don´t read the comments below the article.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Spidey, 2/12/2013 1:25:16 AM     (No. 9171299)

If you´re a leftist,you qualify for sainthood if you back AIDS help for Africa. If you´re a conservative,you´re sticking your nose where it doesn´t belong. Liberals are the only people who are compassionate,while the right hates everybody but fellow white people.

For all we know,Bush´s war on terror saved millions of lives also but he´ll never get an ounce of credit for that.

Obama being elected has led to a resurgence in terrorism and in some cases,he´s probably abetting it.He had no business at all demanding Mubarak step down or order bombs on Gadaffi.

He could have given both these people 6 months to develop and more participating government.The average person in these two countries are as befuddled as we are with Obama being president.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 2/12/2013 2:15:58 AM     (No. 9171319)

(Sniff..sniff)
Say...don´t tell me Gerson´s been her---
Everybody out! Out! NOW!! (Sniff, Code Red, Code RED!
ALARM! NOW, it´s GERSON! DIVE! DIV--
---end communications.


Reply 5 - Posted by: PoliticalJunky, 2/12/2013 3:05:21 AM     (No. 9171335)

No. 4, What the heck are you talking about?



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