Bushism


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Bushism

(ˈbʊʃɪzəm)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any apparently fatuous statement attributed to George W. Bush
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(39) Indeed, several popular news articles have made light of this Bushism, including David Brooks, "Make No Mistake," The New York Times, December 21, 2004.
If libertarians are going to attach themselves to a group of constitutional conservatives who reliably caucus Republican, those of us who are GOP skeptics must wonder: How can we trust that this bloc won't yet again yield to the temptations of Bushism?
But the dilemma that the world faces in understanding the present day American personality is the presence -it was present till yesterday under Bushism with Madeline Albright at the helm in the State Department - of the concept of America as the"Indispensable Nation"/ "The Smart Power".
To now declare a major form of Arab political Islam to be simple terrorism is Arab McCarthyism (or Arab Bushism, since W.
At the 2012 Republican National Convention in August, the GOP tried to present a unified front, selling this warmed-over Bushism to the assembled delegates and the nation at large.
Fortunately, I was wrong and, to use a Bushism, I misunderestimated the author.
With President Bush making the case for war from every TV screen, the CIA is working overtime to confirm the existence of Saddam Hussein's nuclear program (pronounced "nucular" by one overzealous agent, echoing a real-life Bushism)--something Joe, an outspoken Democrat, regards with the utmost skepticism.
Too much of what passes for innovation among "new ideas" conservatives is essentially a more finely tuned version of Bushism. Sometimes this is made explicit: Commentary invited Peter Wehner of the Ethics and Public Policy Center and Michael Gerson of the Washington Post to contribute a major piece on "The Path to Republican Recovery." Wehner, as deputy assistant to the president, was a full-time Bush apologist.
Russians, peoples of the Muslim world, and some Americans are wondering if they are seeing Bushism without Bush?
After eight years of Bushism and big business promoting the wealthy agenda, running up unprecedented national debt, starting an unnecessary and tragic war and disregarding the working men and women of this country, it's time to stabilize the country and bring back a balanced economy that is good for the millions of working people.
Second, Damascus withstood eight years of "Bushism" and weathered the storm.
Recalling a celebrated "Bushism" from his early years in power, he said: "Sometimes you misunderestimated me."