Bush: Compassionate To A (speaking) Fault

Zuzu found an interesting nugget in today's op-ed from Paul Krugman:
Mark Crispin Miller, the author of “The Bush Dyslexicon,” once made a striking observation: all of the famous Bush malapropisms — “I know how hard it is for you to put food on your family,” and so on — have involved occasions when Mr. Bush was trying to sound caring and compassionate.
Let's see if our friends at DubyaSpeak have anything in their catalog to support this.
As yesterday's positive report card shows, childrens do learn when standards are high and results are measured.
-- New York, New York, Sep. 26, 2007

Yes, that's a -- first of all, Mom, you're doing -- that's tough. But it's -- I appreciate that. I appreciate the idea of you wanting to give your children the education from you and the mom.
-- Springfield, Missouri, Feb. 9, 2004

The best way to defeat the totalitarian of hate is with an ideology of hope -- an ideology of hate -- excuse me -- with an ideology of hope.
-- Fort Benning, Georgia, Jan. 11, 2007

Listen, I, I, I wanna thank, uhh, leaders of the -- in the faith, and uhh -- faith-based and community-based community for being here, we've got people who represent thousands of volunteers who are in the midst of helping save lives.
-- White House, Sep. 6, 2005

Were you the only black man in Salt Lake City?
-- To a Hurricane Katrina survivor who had survived for days on canned goods before being evacuated to Utah, New Orleans, Louisiana, Mar. 8, 2006

We got an issue in America. Too many good docs are gettin' out of business. Too many OB/GYNs aren't able to practice their -- their love with women all across this country.
-- Poplar Bluff, Missouri, Sep. 6, 2004

Rarely is the question asked, are, is our children learning?
-- Florence, South Carolina, Jan. 11, 2000
Sure, I could always throw the contents of the whole site up here, but that would take up a wee bit of room.

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