Saturday, May 20, 2006

The Boy Genius

"That's George Washington, the first president, of course. The interesting thing about him is that I read three — three or four books about him last year. Isn't that interesting?" —George W. Bush, while showing German newspaper reporter Kai Diekmann the Oval Office, Washington, D.C., May 5, 2006

"He he he...do you want to see my electric train set now? It's really interesting...with all the little trees and lights and stuff..."

"Uhhhhh, sure Mr. President...when can we talk about pulling troops out of Iraq?"

"I can only speak to myself." —George W. Bush, Washington, D.C., April 28, 2005

"Okay, Mr. President. Do you have a comment on social security?"

"I repeat, personal accounts do not permanently fix the solution." —George W. Bush, Washington, D.C., March 16, 2005

"Right...well, I guess we can wrap this thing up...can I see Vice President Cheney now? Maybe he can answer some questions..."

"I speak plainly sometimes, but you've got to be mindful of the consequences of the words. So put that down. I don't know if you'd call that a confession, a regret, something." —George W. Bush, speaking to reporters, Washington, D.C., Jan. 14, 2005

"He he he...do you want to see my new bike? It's red! Vrooom vrooom!!"

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