Bush’s chief political adviser, Rove said in a speech Wednesday that “liberals saw the savagery of the 9/11 attacks and wanted to prepare indictments and offer therapy and understanding for our attackers.” Conservatives, he told the New York state Conservative Party just a few miles north of Ground Zero, “saw the savagery of 9/11 and the attacks and prepared for war.”


The White House defended Rove’s remarks and accused Democrats of engaging in partisan attacks.


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6 Comments to “Did… did you just say that?”

  1. S4R says:

    Well, my head a splode.

  2. […] ridiculous remarks yesterday. I’m past being surprised, but I had the same response Heliologue had to the White House’s defense of the speech. Then, I see th […]

  3. Andy says:

    Okay, the second one’s typical dumb doubletalk. But what exactly did you find so offensive in the 1st portion quoted?

  4. Ben says:

    It’s grossly hyperbolic/dualistic rhetoric. My point, really, was the juxtaposition of the clearly partisan shot of the first quote and the defense of the second.

  5. Andy says:

    Come now… you used three words in a row ending in ‘ic.’

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