GWB on 9/11 - Cool Under Fire

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    Remeber, We came that close to having AlGore under the desk sucking his thumb........:eek:
     
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    Let's get a few things straight.

    FIRST of all, Bush was NOT under fire. He was safe in a classroom while NYC, the pentagon, and Americans a thousand miles away were under fire.

    Secondly, the idea that Bush had to continue sitting there in order to project calm, is preposterous. Bush could have simply stood up, excused himself, and then walked out of the classroom in order to perform his duties as commander-in-chief.

    Thirdly, not wanting "to rattle the kids" should NOT have been Bush's first thought or his primary concern. I can assure you, president Bush, and every other person who is living that the kids would have forgotten any momentary emotional hiccup soon enough because kids get excited about everything and they have extremely short attention spans.

    Fourth, Bush did not project confidence by flying to a bunker somewhere in the midwest and releasing a grainy video where he looked nervous, uncertain, and clueless.

    Fifth, Bush is an idiot. America is under attack and he's worrying about "rattling the kids?" That's just plain stupid.
     
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    LOL NEED TISSUE? I know lets go back to the obama plan of guarding the enemies poppy fields, it been quite effective.
     
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    Joe Biden would not have attacked Iraq

    That would be like attacking China after Pearl Harbor
     
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    There was stuff happening in many places, when that video was shot, NOBODY was safe


    Maybe being a gentleman is too ingrained in him to be rude.


    See above


    EVERYONE IN THE COUNTRY was nervous, uncertain, and clueless.
     
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    First of all, did you see the special on tv where they had some of the kids interviewed that had been in that classroom then? They ALL said they were glad he did what he did...they knew something was wrong, but he kept them from freaking out...
    Second, when America is attacked, the plan is to get the president to a safe location...a location that is specifically meant for an occasion like this. The same thing would be done with Obama!

    You completely clueless!!
     
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    Quit while you're behind. Bush was the safest person in America. Why he looked nervous while being surrounded by the secret service and the military in a bunker on a military base is beyond explanation.

    I'll tell you what, if any public official ever uses the excuse that he or she was "being a gentleman or a lady" to excuse his/her lack of decisiveness while he/she stayed glue to a chair when his/her country/state/county/municpality is under attack should be summarily removed from office asap.
     
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    Frankly, I could care less about the sensitivities of a bunch of six year olds. The country was under attack. I would expect him to get on a phone and find out what actions are being taken
     

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