A tribute to Condoleeza Rice and George W. Bush who, despite voluminious evidence to the contrary, said, "I don't think anybody could have predicted that these people would take an airplane and slam it into the World Trade Center, take another one and slam it into the Pentagon, that they would try to use an airplane as a missile," adding that "even in retrospect" there was "nothing" to suggest that" and "I don't think anyone anticipated the breach of the levees," respectively.

Sunday, October 23, 2005

GWB: Wordsmith 

"We're going after criminal organizations and coyotes that traffic in human beings. These people are the worst of the worst. They prey on innocent life. They take advantage of people who want to embetter their own lives."

Okay, this an extremely serious issue and one should probably not nitpick too much, but shouldn't the product of prep schools and Ivy League colleges have an embetter command of his native tongue?

From Too Stupid to Be President

Top 11 phrases and sayings that will be updated to agree with the President's* vocabulary:

11. Embetter safe than sorry.

10. It is embetter to have loved and lost than never to have beloved at all.

9. A little embutter made emBetty's embitter embatter embetter.

8. May the embetter man winned.

7. Build an embetter mouse trap, and the world will beat empath to your door.

6. "You embetter watch out! You embetter not cry! Embetter not pout! I'm em tellin' you why...Santa Claus is incoming to town."

5. Where am your embetter half?

4. It was the embest of times. It was the worsest of times.

3. Embetter Homes and Regardens.

2. It is embetter to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's em-mouth and remove all indupitabilitude.

1. Embetter dead than enreddened.

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