Talk:Bush regime delusions
For instances of delusion of self, and of self-image, use the Georgeland article.
Where would you suggest placing this, M?
"Bush put on a slide show, calling it the 'White House Election-Year Album' at the Radio and Television Correspondents' Association 60th annual dinner, showing himself and his staff in some decidedly unflattering poses. ... There was Bush looking under furniture in a fruitless, frustrating search. 'Those weapons of mass destruction have got to be somewhere,' he said." Quoted: Bad Attitudes, March 26, 2004. Source: "Bush Laughs at Himself, Staff," NewsMax, March 25, 2004.
- George W. Bush, "Transcript of Remarks by President Bush at the Radio and Television Correspondents Association Dinner," U.S. Newswire, March 24, 2004.
- David Corn, "MIA WMDs--For Bush, It's a Joke," The Nation, March 25, 2004.
- "Kerry Knocks Bush Over WMD Jokes," Drudge Report, March 25, 2004. Note: This has not been substantiated.
And there is more, ...
AI 3/26/04 08:52 (EST)
I can't think of any place offhand. GWB doesn't show much public humor (though I don't really know this because I avoid him), which this was intended to be. This wasn't a very well thought out choice. Could he have done this without first getting the plan vetted by Kaarl? Or is this, as the 911 investigation, just another example of how they are willing to knowingly insult the victims of their incompetence?
On the other hand, how many public figures parody themselves?