April 20, 2009 CNN
David Sirota hits Republican strategist Cheri Jacobus for her Bush kept us safe from a terrorist attack talking points. I almost fell out my chair when I heard her say this in response:
Jacobus: We have president -- our last president who went out as an unpopular president, but when he was taking very strong measures against the terrorists, he was the most popular president in history. He kept us safe for nine years. And when I -- for many years it was since 9/11. And now we have a very popular president whose popular personally going in and sort of riding that wave of optimism.