According to the Bush Countdown clock, Bush's days in office are numbered.
However, this year, his second to last year in office, he has continued his very special way of speaking, and not let us down. While his approval ratings have hovered at just about 33% here are the Top Ten Bushisms from 2007 articulated so well by our future ex-Commander in Chief:
The Dumbest Things President Bush Said in 2007:
10. "And there is distrust in Washington. I am surprised, frankly, at the amount of distrust that exists in this town. And I'm sorry it's the case, and I'll work hard to try to elevate it." --interview on National Public Radio, Jan.
9. "I fully understand those who say you can't win this thing militarily. That's exactly what the United States military says, that you can't win this military." --on the need for political progress in Iraq, Washington, D.C.,
Oct. 17, 2007
8. "One of my concerns is that the health care not be as good as it can possibly be." --on military benefits, Tipp City, Ohio, April 19, 2007
7. "Mr. Prime Minister, thank you for your introduction. Thank you for being such a fine host for the OPEC summit." --addressing Australian Prime Minister
John Howard at the APEC Summit. Later, in the same speech: "As John Howard accurately noted when he went to thank the Austrian troops there last year..."
--referring to Australian troops as "Austrian troops," Sept. 7, 2007
6. "My relationship with this good man is where I've been focused, and that's where my concentration is. And I don't regret any other aspect of it. And so I -- we filled a lot of space together." --on British Prime Minister
Tony Blair, Washington, D.C., May 17, 2007
5. "You helped our nation celebrate its bicentennial in 17 -- 1976." --to
Queen Elizabeth, Washington, D.C., May 7, 2007
4. "The question is, who ought to make that decision? The Congress or the commanders? And as you know, my position is clear -- I'm a Commander Guy." --deciding
he is no longer just "The Decider," Washington, D.C., May 2, 2007
3. "Information is moving -- you know, nightly news is one way, of course, but it's also moving through the blogosphere and through the Internets."
--Washington, D.C., May 2, 2007
2. "There are some similarities, of course (between Iraq and Vietnam). Death is terrible." --Tipp City, Ohio, April 19, 2007
1. "As yesterday's positive report card shows, childrens do learn when standards are high and results are measured." --on the No Child Left Behind
Act, Washington, D.C., Sept. 26, 2007