"He compared his moment in presidential history to that of President Harry S. Truman.What is it those historians said recently, Bush was most assuredly the worst president in American history? Get ready to hear more of this historical situating from Bush and his gang. No doubt a line crafted in anticipation of the midterm elections as well. As in, things are crap, on all fronts in America today, but hey, in 40 years you'll thank me. So have some historical sense Americans and rally behind your president!
'As President Truman put it towards the end of his presidency, 'When history says that my term of office saw the beginning of the Cold War, it will also say that in those eight years we set the course that can win it.' His leadership paved the way for subsequent presidents from both political parties -- men like Eisenhower, Kennedy and Reagan -- to confront and eventually defeat the Soviet threat,' Bush said.
'Today, at the start of a new century, we are again engaged in a war unlike any our nation has fought before -- and like Americans in Truman's day, we are laying the foundations for victory.'"
Saturday, May 27, 2006
Bush desperately trying to salvage his place in history, again: