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Re: Blair's speech to congress

Started by Jozeph, 07/18/2003 12:44PM
Posted 07/18/2003 12:44PM Opening Post
While I'm not a fan of Blair's approach to this "war on terrorism" at least he is capable (unlike Bush) of stringing a few coherent sentences together. But even though he is eloquent and sincere in his demeanor, he is doing a questionable job of representing the interests of his country, the majority of who don't support his position. As for the press conference and the answers Bush gave? I couldn't begin to count how many times I've heard that same speech. He gives it regardless of what question he is asked.
Posted 07/18/2003 12:56PM #1
Not sure why everyone thinks that the most endearing quality of a president should be eloquent speech.

I find Bush's rural language skills kind of refreshing. I would like to see a president just say something like: "I'm plumb mad and I'm going to kick some terrorist ass!"

I wonder how many on this forum would speak as well as they write if they found themselves on TV in front of the whole world. And if they "mangled a salable" would it make them any less intelligent?