Daniel Kurtzman has collected the top 5 dumb Bush quotes of 2008, and we’re only half way through the year! You can also vote on your top dumb Bush quote of all time there.
“Thank you, your Holiness. Awesome speech!” –to Pope Benedict after he spoke at the White House, Washington, D.C., April 15, 2008 (too bad it wasn’t April 1).
“Wait a minute. What did you just say? You’re predicting $4-a-gallon gas? … That’s interesting. I hadn’t heard that.” –at a news conference, Washington, D.C., Feb. 28, 2008.
“And so, General, I want to thank you for your service. And I appreciate the fact that you really snatched defeat out of the jaws of those who are trying to defeat us in Iraq.” –to Army Gen. Ray Odierno, Washington, D.C., March 3, 2008.
“Goodbye from the world’s biggest polluter.” –parting words to British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy at his final G-8 Summit, punching the air and grinning widely as the two leaders looked on in shock, Rusutsu, Japan, July 10, 2008.
“I’ll be long gone before some smart person ever figures out what happened inside this Oval Office.” –Washington, D.C., May 12, 2008.