September 13, 2007

So, how bad was the president's speech last night? Slate's Fred Kaplan explains.

President Bush's TV address tonight was the worst speech he's ever given on the war in Iraq, and that's saying a lot. Every premise, every proposal, nearly every substantive point was sheer fiction. The only question is whether he was being deceptive or delusional. [...]

The question could be asked throughout the speech... In what world is the president of the United States living?

If I only had a nickel for every time we've had that thought over the last seven years.

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