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Wednesday, November 8, 2006

Bush just said…

posted by on November 8 at 10:25 AM

The election was a “thumping.” During the press conference that’s on now.

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Ah good. No SoD Lieberman. We retain our majority.

Posted by Aexia | November 8, 2006 10:27 AM

He also just said "Democrats are gonna support our troops just like Republicans will".

I feel like I've just died and gone to reality.

Posted by david | November 8, 2006 10:29 AM

he said that the election was close, on a race-by-race basis, but that the cumulative effect was a "thumping." get your facts straight, angela...

(that's a joke - bush said the same thing to a reporter that said the same thing valdez did. imagine bush telling a nyt reporter to keep his facts straight.)

Posted by erostratus | November 8, 2006 10:31 AM

He also just said something like "we're adjusting while we adjust". It's so painful.

Posted by whippersnapple | November 8, 2006 10:32 AM

The Q&A is going well, but the initial address was a lot more peevish and contentious than I expected. I mean, I didn't expect him to come out grinning and cracking jokes, but he was reaallly barking out the lines.

Posted by the chimpanzee | November 8, 2006 10:32 AM

Upon correcting the reporter, and realizing that he had indeed said what he said, he said something along the lines of: "thumping ......which is a nice way of saying..." What? A nice way of saying what?

Posted by Angela Valdez | November 8, 2006 10:34 AM

He also referred to the Democratic Party as the "Democrat" Party THREE TIMES in the first 30 seconds. When is he going to grow up and stop playing these ridiculous word games?

Posted by DOUG. | November 8, 2006 10:35 AM

maybe the "thumping" knocked him off the effects of the Rove mind control ..

Posted by seattl98104 | November 8, 2006 10:36 AM

Reporter: "how is the reading competition with Karl Rove going?"

Shrubby: "I'm losing. Clearly, I was working harder on the election than he was."


Posted by A Nony Mouse | November 8, 2006 10:37 AM

i believe that mr. bush was trying to avoid the term "ass-kicking." i believe it in my gut, and my belief will guide me through this transition.

Posted by erostratus | November 8, 2006 10:39 AM

Whippersnapper -

The quote was "while we are adjusting, we will continue to adjust."

He also cursed during the press conference. Big ol' bleep on NPR....

Posted by A Nony Mouse | November 8, 2006 10:49 AM

I heard that. And he repeated it several times for the NY Times reporter. But all that was clouded by the whole Rumsfeld resigning thing. I am a tad more chipper now!

Posted by kimthemooch | November 8, 2006 10:53 AM

I heard that bleep, and was wondering whether it was just something wrong w/my TV.

He also added in a product placement for "dell televisions." or did i mis-hear that? weird.

Posted by Ginger | November 8, 2006 11:01 AM

yep, there was a bleep.

Posted by roots | November 8, 2006 11:21 AM

i thought the bleep was some sort of tv error, too. dying to know what sort of expletives the rodeo boy uttered.

not very family values of him to be cursing on national tv.

one small correction: as was pointed out in the press conference, GW said thumpin'.

homeboy has a shortage of G's, in both his speech and, blessedly now, in the House.

Posted by kerri harrop | November 8, 2006 11:25 AM

I thought it was fairly well known that GW cursed like a sailor on a regular basis. He's a big fan of "fuck" and "shit".

Posted by monkey | November 8, 2006 11:38 AM

Dems win. Bush farts a turd blossom.

Posted by Creek | November 8, 2006 12:01 PM

Hey, if it's a public speech, they are required by law to include the bleeped words, officially. Can we file a lawsuit to have it disclosed, or must we go to YouTube to do it?

Posted by Will in Seattle | November 8, 2006 12:51 PM

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