Final G.W. Speech

Discussion in 'Et Cetera, Et Cetera' started by goodwood, Jan 15, 2009.

  1. goodwood

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    Who's watching? (should this be in the Politics thread?)
     
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    Exceptional speech. Conciliatory, congratulatory and respectful to Obama...professional and classy...patriotic...and sincere.

    Very well done.
     
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    Couldn't wait for it to be done, wanting to see Ugly Bettie, and it wasn't on anyway, since when is scrubs on at that time, Grrrrr.
     
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    Not interested in anything the shrub has to say. He's persona non grata on my TV.
     
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    I'm ashamed to say I lost track of the time and missed it. I would have liked to have seen the swan song.

    As to your post, that's the least he could have done. The very least. But I would have expected nothing less.
     
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    It should have been a public seppuku exhibition.

    Good riddance.
     
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    :biggrin1: Me too... I was wanting to watch Ugly Betty...
     
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    I thought the speech was gracious and conciliatory also.

    Although I do get the sneaky feeling that "W" is now in revisionist mode -- doing his damndest to spin his presidency in the best light possible -- trying to save himself from that merciless judge, History (his legacy).
     
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    it was a well written speech and sincerely delivered.
     
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    I'm glad to hear it.

    And I couldn't agree more.
     
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    now get the fuck out!!
     
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    The speech was Full On damage control for his "legacy".
     
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    Another air hole on TV. Thankfully, this kinda thing is coming to an end.
     
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    Bush wasn't a great president. Wasn't even a good president. However, I don't think history is going to be as hard on him as some believe.
     
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    Why didn't he open the speech with "now everyone keep your shoes on please!"
     
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    Leprosy is leprosy. GW is in denial. :biggrin1:
     
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    And drop a Payless Shoe Store on that fucker on his way out.
     
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    No one's posted a copy of the speech for those who missed it; a link is here.

    I thought the second and third paragraphs were a great opening. Acknowledging both his own daughters and Obama's daughters was a nice touch. I don't think the rest of the address fared as well; it was more of the same old, same old.

    On a positive note, I'm cautiously encouraged by the Eric Holder confirmation hearings.
     
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    They probably could have gotten better ratings if they showed a cup of water evaporating.
     
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    Glad to be approaching the end of having to turn off the radio, sometimes several times a day.
     
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