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Bushisms of the Week

“I don’t know whether I’m going to win or not. I think I am. I do know I’m ready for the job. And, if not, that’s just the way it goes.”–Des Moines, Iowa, Aug. 21, 2000

”This campaign not only hears the voices of the entrepreneurs and the farmers and the entrepreneurs, we hear the voices of those struggling to get ahead.”–Ibid.

“We cannot let terrorists and rogue nations hold this nation hostile or hold our allies hostile.”–Ibid.

“I have a different vision of leadership. A leadership is someone who brings people together.”–Bartlett, Tenn., Aug. 18, 2000 (Thanks to Tarja Black.)

“I think he needs to stand up and say if he thought the president were wrong on policy and issues, he ought to say where.”–Interview with the Associated Press, Aug. 11, 2000 (Thanks to Ryan Rhodes.)

For more, see “ The Complete Bushisms.”