Bush's Not-So-Candid Chat

American Voiceswariraqterrorgeorge w. bushmedia ISSUE 41•41 Oct 18, 2005

A televised conversation between President Bush and American and Iraqi troops that was originally presented as a candid chat turned out to be carefully scripted to address Bush's goals for the war and the new Iraqi constitution. What do you think?

  • “This would be a major problem for the president if anybody cared anymore about whether or not the things he did were fake.”

    Gerald Huppmann –
    Arbitrator

  • “Oh, so that explains the part where the Islamic fundamentalist ran in with a bomb and was single-handedly subdued by the president.”

    Rainey Milford –
    Daycare Attendant

  • “It just shows that he cares enough to pretend to like the troops. That should be worth something.”

    Sean Guidry –
    Realtor

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