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The "Bush Legacy Project" is in full-swing, with Karl Rove, Karen Hughes, Dick Cheney, Condoleezza Rice, Laura Bush, and George W. Bush himself trying to put a rosy glow on the past eight years. One of the biggest tales they've been trying to sell is that Bush has kept us "safe." We're told there hasn't been a domestic terrorist attack since September 11, 2001.
OK, that ignores the anthrax attacks. It disregards terrorist attacks elsewhere in the world that are likely linked to 9/11. It doesn't count the DC sniper attacks. And it pretends that September 11 didn't happen during Bush's reign. September 11 is regarded as the worst domestic terror attack since Pearl Harbor, and yet the Bush Administration has accepted no blame for it.
Why are Americans accepting this? Is it because Bush had only been on the job for eight months? Is that it? Because, I can't imagine screwing up that badly at any job I've ever had, whether I'd held it for eight years, eight months or eight days, and not being fired. Yet, we are being asked to pretend that Bush's job really started on September 12, 2001, instead of January 20.
And how can we even know that any attacks have been prevented? The ones that have been touted by the administration turned out to be extraordinarily lame pipe dreams by people that made Squeaky Fromme look competent.
Cheney defends Bush administration's decisions in interview with hometown paper
Vice President Dick Cheney, during an interview with the Casper Star-Tribune in his home state of Wyoming, defended his decisions during his two terms and dismissed the low poll numbers that have followed his administration with the continued occupation of Iraq and the tanking economy. He told his interviewer that a politician can't change his policy every time a new poll comes out. . .
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