View Full Version : President Bush, on 9/11 : " But the day ended on a relatively humorous note..."

09-11-2010, 11:27 AM
And of course, we have to trot out our BDS... (http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=389x9114225)

elehhhhna (1000+ posts) Sat Sep-11-10 09:38 AM
Original message President Bush, on 9/11 : " But the day ended on a relatively humorous note..."

Noonan: You were separated on September 11th. What was it like when you saw each other again?

Mrs. Bush: Well, we just hugged. I think there was a certain amount of security in being with each other than being apart.

President Bush: But the day ended on a relatively humorous note. The agents said, "You'll be sleeping downstairs. Washington's still a dangerous place." And I said no, I can't sleep down there, the bed didn't look comfortable. I was really tired, Laura was tired, we like our own bed. We like our own routine. You know, kind of a nester. Like the way things are. I knew I had to deal with the issue the next day and provide strength and comfort to the country, and so I needed rest in order to be mentally prepared. So I told the agent we're going upstairs, and he reluctantly said okay. Laura wears contacts, and she was sound asleep. Barney was there. And the agent comes running up and says, "We're under attack. We need you downstairs," and so there we go. I'm in my running shorts and my T-shirt, and I'm barefooted. Got the dog in one hand, Laura had a cat, I'm holding Laura --

Mrs. Bush: I don't have my contacts in, and I'm in my fuzzy house slippers --

President Bush: And this guy's out of breath, and we're heading straight down to the basement because there's an incoming unidentified airplane, which is coming toward the White House. Then the guy says it's a friendly airplane. And we hustle all the way back upstairs and go to bed.

Mrs. Bush: And we just lay there thinking about the way we must have looked.

Noonan: So the day starts in tragedy and ends in Marx Brothers.

President Bush: That's right -- we got a laugh out of it.

http://www.lhj.com/style/covers/george-w-bush-and-laura... (http://www.lhj.com/style/covers/george-w-bush-and-laura-bush/?page=6)

I will post this ever year on 9/11. Promise.

That's good dipshit, I'll hold you to that. :rolleyes:

Calypso Jones
09-11-2010, 01:51 PM
I hope he also posts how candidate obama just tossed the roses onto the memorial at GZ. so cavalier. So Un-'DON"-like. He behaved like an adolescent. That memorial means nothing to Obama. We have the evidence of the Bush years that he did care for the dead and their families AND the Country. Now show me some evidence that obonehead gives a care for this country. I mean any part of it other than the muslims.